USDA Agribusiness Trade Mission Delegation Arrives in Chile
SANTIAGO, Chile, Sept. 25, 2023 – A U.S. agribusiness delegation arrived in Santiago, Chile, today, led by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis M. Taylor. The delegation includes representatives from the U.S. food and agriculture sectors and state departments of agriculture.
“As we celebrate the 200th anniversary of U.S.-Chile relations, I am honored to lead such an incredible group as we work with Chilean importers on expanding our bilateral trade even further,” said Taylor. “Customers in Chile are especially interested in U.S. consumer-oriented products, such as dairy, beef, poultry, pork, condiments and distilled spirits, providing U.S. exporters with many new and exciting opportunities.”
While in Santiago, the members of the delegation are looking to establish business relationships and explore opportunities for U.S. agricultural exports to the region. Buyers from Chile, as well as from neighboring Ecuador and Peru, have been invited to participate and meet with U.S. exporters. In addition, this trade mission will allow participants to learn about production and marketing practices throughout South America.
Under Secretary Taylor will hold a media teleconference from Santiago, Chile on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 5 p.m. ET. Credentialed reporters interested in participating should RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by 3 p.m. ET on Sept. 27, for dial-in instructions. by 3 p.m. ET on Sept. 27, for dial-in instructions.
For a complete list of the U.S. delegation, visit https://fas.usda.gov/newsroom/usda-trade-mission-builds-new-opportunities-us-agribusinesses-chile.
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