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.

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Upcoming Trade Missions

While final dates are subject to confirmation, upcoming trade missions include:


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...
March 25-29, 2024
Trade Mission

South Korea - March 2024

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April 22-26, 2024
Trade Mission

India – April 2024

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Past Trade Missions

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...
September 25-29, 2023
Trade Mission

Chile - September 2023

During the week of September 25-29, U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis Taylor will lead an agribusiness trade mission to Chile. U.S. agribusinesses will participate in business-to-business...
June 5-9, 2023
Trade Mission

Japan - June 2023

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) is accepting applications from exporters of U.S. farm and food products for a two-city trade mission to Japan, June 5-8. The trade mission offers U.S. agribusinesses the...


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

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced next steps in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s efforts to bolster U.S. agricultural trade, including the department’s planned trade missions for 2024 and the opening of a public comment period for the new Regional Agricultural Promotion Program (RAPP). These efforts will help to support further growth in U.S. agricultural exports and introduce high-quality U.S. agricultural products to new markets.
Looking to increase U.S. exporter presence in Southeast Asian markets, a U.S. Department of Agriculture delegation, led by USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis Taylor, expanded existing trade ties in Malaysia and Singapore earlier this month.
Leaders from three state agriculture departments and 29 U.S. agribusinesses and organizations will accompany U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary Alexis M. Taylor on a trade mission to Southeast Asia October 30 – November 3 to expand export opportunities for U.S. food and farm products to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the world’s fourth-largest market.

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