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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Past Trade Missions

November 6-8, 2019
Trade Mission

Mexico - November 2019

Mexico has long been a top market for U.S. farm and food products – and the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement promises to unlock even greater opportunities for American exporters. Come along and explore those opportunities when the U.S. Department of...
October 28-31, 2019
Trade Mission

West Africa – October 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will lead a trade mission to Accra, Ghana, October 28-31, seeking to unlock new export opportunities in several West African countries where strong economic growth is driving demand for imported food and farm...
October 15-18, 2019
Trade Mission

Vietnam - October 2019

U.S. agricultural exporters looking to tap the rapidly growing Southeast Asian market will have their chance when the U.S. Department of Agriculture leads a trade mission to Vietnam, October 15-18, 2019. Join us in Ho Chi Minh City, where you will...


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

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) notified industry that there will be a period of leniency for new Safe Foods for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) for manufactured
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Philippines: Industrial Hemp Report

Hemp, marijuana, and cannabis from the plant Cannabis sativa L. are terms interchangeably used in the Philippines.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Tunisia: FAIRS Country Report

The Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report provides an overview of the food laws and regulatory environment in Tunisia as it relates to U.S. food and agricultural....

News and Features

Washington, D.C., Jan. 23, 2020 – Exporters of U.S. farm and food products will have an opportunity to explore new business opportunities in the Philippines during a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) agribusiness trade mission to Manila April 20...
Washington, D.C., Jan. 2, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is recruiting interested U.S. exporters for its first 2020 trade mission, which will take place in Casablanca, Morocco, March 16-19. The mission will focus on boosting U.S...
Seven USDA-led Agricultural Trade Missions are scheduled for next year in continuing efforts to increase export opportunities. USDA Radio’s Rod Bain talks to Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney about the 2020 trade...

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