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Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade summarizes USDA's most recent 1-year projections for U.S. agricultural trade value and volume, as well as projections of selected countries' total trade with the United States.

U.S. Food Import Patterns, 1998-2007 (August 2009) examines patterns of U.S. food imports for fiscal years 1998-2007. Results indicate faster import growth trends for consumer-ready foods, such as fruit, vegetables, meats, seafood, and processed food products.

What the World Economic Crisis Means for Global Agricultural Trade (August 2009) evaluates the potential impacts of the 2008-2009 world crisis on international agricultural trade. The most pronounced feature of the current crisis is the sharp fall in agricultural trade, which is likely to fall between 20 and 30 percent in value between 2008 and 2009. This report provides insight into how the crisis is affecting both the commodity composition and the country composition of agricultural trade.

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USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service provides monthly U.S. agricultural trade data from 1989 forward through its Global Agricultural Trade System (GATS).

USDA Information on Free Trade Agreements provides information on the free trade agreements the United States has completed or is in the process of negotiating with several countries and regions.

USDA, National Agricultural Library, National Agricultural Library Digital Repository (NALDR) offers online browsing of historical ERS Agricultural Economic Reports and Agriculture Information Bulletins.

U.S. International Trade Commission provides information on U.S. tariffs and U.S. trade data by HTS code, Customs District, and month via the agency's Interactive Tariff and Trade DataWeb.

U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau provides a description of total U.S. trade and export classification under Foreign Trade Statistics, Reference.

Office of the U.S. Trade Representative provides information on trade negotiations and enforcement issues.

United Nations, Food and Agriculture Organization offers global agricultural trade by country in its FAOSTAT database.

World Trade Organization provides information on international trade and regulations.

Last updated: Wednesday, September 12, 2012

For more information contact: Stephen MacDonald