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:
October 31 - November 4, 2022
Trade Mission

East Africa – October 2022

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting applications from U.S. exporters for a trade mission to Nairobi, Kenya, and Zanzibar, Tanzania, Oct. 31-Nov. 4. The mission will offer U.S. agribusinesses the opportunity to unlock new opportunities in...
November 29 - December 2, 2022
Trade Mission

Spain and Portugal - November 2022

More information will be available soon. Subscribe here to receive updates about upcoming trade missions and trade shows or email trademissions@fas.usda.gov.

Past Trade Missions

July 18-21, 2022
Trade Mission

Philippines - July 2022

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting applications from U.S. exporters for an agricultural trade mission to Manila, Philippines, July 18-21, 2022. The mission will provide U.S. growers, producers, and exporters the opportunity to...
June 22-24, 2022
Trade Mission

United Kingdom – June 2022

The United Kingdom is the third-largest economy in Europe with a strong demand for consumer-oriented foods and beverages. U.S. agricultural producers and exporters of processed products, fruit, nuts, seafood, and ethanol can join the U.S. Department...
February 16-21, 2022
Trade Mission

United Arab Emirates - February 2022

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) boasts a growing consumer market and has been one of the top export destinations in the Middle East region for U.S. consumer-oriented food products. U.S. agricultural exporters can join the U.S. Department of...

Programs

Market Development Programs

Emerging Markets Program (EMP)

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 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.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Algeria: Exporter Guide

Agriculture remains a priority sector for the Government of Algeria in its efforts to diversify the economy and attract foreign and domestic investment outside the energy sector.

News and Features

A number of the Philippines’ top agricultural leaders share a common bond: They are alumni of USDA’s Cochran Fellowship Program. They came together during the FAS trade mission in Manila last month to discuss how their fellowships have shaped their careers and the future agriculture in the Phillipines.
Foreign Agricultural Service Administrator Daniel Whitley led a USDA trade mission to the Philippines, July 18-21. He was joined by representatives from 29 U.S. agribusinesses and farm organizations and 10 state departments of agriculture, working...
USDA is accepting applications from U.S. exporters for a trade mission to Nairobi, Kenya, and Zanzibar, Tanzania, Oct. 31-Nov. 4.

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