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.
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.
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.
Organization provides information on international trade and