Trade Missions

FAS-sponsored international trade missions open doors and deliver results for U.S. exporters, giving them the opportunity to forge relationships with potential customers, gather market intelligence, and, most importantly, generate sales.

Frequently asked questions about our agricultural trade missions.

For more information, please contact trademissions@usda.gov.  

Upcoming Trade Missions

While final dates are subject to confirmation, upcoming trade missions include:
April 22-26, 2024
Trade Mission

India – April 2024

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has scheduled a trade mission to New Delhi, India, from April 22-25, 2024. While in New Delhi, U.S. agribusinesses will participate in business-to-business meetings with potential importers from India, Nepal and Sri...
June 17-20, 2024
Trade Mission

Canada – June 2024

U.S. Department of Agriculture will conduct an historic agribusiness trade mission to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from June 17-20, 2024. This USDA mission will be the first of its kind, specifically highlighting products made and produced by...
August 13-15, 2024
Trade Mission

Colombia – August 2024

More information coming soon. For questions, please contact trademissions@usda.gov .

Past Trade Missions

March 25-29, 2024
Trade Mission

South Korea - March 2024

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs, Alexis Taylor, will lead the agribusiness trade mission to Seoul, South Korea. USDA is currently inviting U.S. exporters who wish to participate in this...

Updated

February 26-29, 2024
Trade Mission

Angola - February 2024

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Xochitl Torres Small will lead the first-ever U.S. agribusiness trade mission to Luanda, Angola. With a population of nearly 36 million people, many of whom are middle- and high-income consumers...
October 30 - November 3, 2023
Trade Mission

Southeast Asia - October 2023

USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service is now accepting applications from U.S. exporters who wish to participate in the trade mission. “Malaysia and Singapore are important markets in our efforts to diversify prospects for U.S. food and agricultural...

Programs

Funds technical assistance activities to promote exports of U.S. agricultural commodities to emerging markets worldwide.

Data and Analysis

International Agricultural Trade Report

Opportunities for U.S. Agricultural Products in Singapore

Singapore imports more than 90 percent of its food and has a diverse, competitive array of trading partners. The United States and Singapore have a long-standing free trade agreement (FTA), and Singapore is a well-developed market for high-quality food and agricultural products.
International Agricultural Trade Report

Opportunities for U.S. Agricultural Exports to the UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is home to 9.8 million people. It ranks among the world’s richest in terms of per capita wealth. According to the International Monetary Fund in 2020, the UAE had a gross domestic product (GDP) of $421 billion, and a per capita spending level in line with that of developed economies, $35,000.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Philippines: FAIRS Country Report

This report outlines Philippine government requirements for the importation of food and agricultural products.

News and Features

Under Secretary Alexis M. Taylor will lead a U.S. Department of Agriculture agribusiness trade mission to New Delhi, India, April 22-25. The diverse delegation of 47 businesses and organizations and officials from 11 State Departments of Agriculture speaks volumes about the export sales opportunity the world’s most populous country represents for U.S. food and agricultural producers.
A recent USDA-sponsored agribusiness trade mission to the Republic of Korea (South Korea) proved to be a tremendous success for nearly 50 U.S. agribusinesses, cooperators, trade associations, and state departments of agriculture looking to grow and diversify U.S. exports to East Asia.
Under Secretary Alexis Taylor arrived in Seoul today with officials from 48 agribusiness and farm organizations and five state departments of agriculture.