Western Hemisphere

Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Peru: Blueberry Annual

Following nearly exponential growth in the last decade, Peru's blueberry export volume fell in 2023 as a result of warmer weather conditions, especially in the principal production areas of northern Peru, which severely limited flowering between March and October.
Industry experts expect a November 11, 2023, update to the Costa Rican biotechnology regulatory framework will facilitate utilization of innovative biotechnologies and reduce barriers to common applications of modern biotechnology.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Canada: Comment Period Open for Bill 96 in Quebec

On January 10, the Quebec Ministry of the French Language launched consultations on the Draft Regulations, which includes necessary amendments and clarifications to Bill 96, An Act respecting French, passed on June 1, 2022.

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ANUGA Select Brazil

Sao Paulo, Brazil
May 15
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SIAL Canada

Montreal, Canada
Oct 1
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Espacio Food and Service

Santiago, Chile

News and Features

U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis M. Taylor will lead an historic agribusiness trade mission to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from June 17-20, 2024.
U.S. agricultural exports have reached new heights, setting a record of nearly $196 billion in 2022. Agricultural exports totaled $177 billion in 2021 and nearly $175 billion in 2023, making the last three years the three best years ever for U.S. exporters.
Communications to Congress

Food for Progress Program – FY 2022 Report to Congress