New Year. New Trade Opportunities.

Beef | Poultry | Posts | Swine | Dairy

It may just be January, but the United States Agriculture Department (USDA) Foreign Ag Service has already lined up seven trade missions.

Summit Livestock Facilities_New Year, New TraditionTrade missions are scheduled with Peru and the North African countries of Algeria, Lybia, Morocco, and Tunisia. USDA already has trade missions established with these countries. These countries are those with which the U.S. already has ag trade efforts in place. At the meetings, efforts will focus on meeting new individuals and companies to further enhance relationships and develop additional trade opportunities.

Th FAS also has noted that it has scheduled four additional trade missions with countries that are potential new trade partners. These scheduled trade missions are with Spain and Portugal, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates.  

USDA Undersecretary for Trade and Foreign Affairs, Ted McKinney reports that meetings in these countries will focus more on exploring opportunities to expand, diversify, and/or further develop trade relations. In 2019, USDA-led ag trade missions involved 240 companies participating in 3,200 one-on-one meetings with buyers generating over $78 million in projected sales.

Do you have more questions that are not covered in this article? If you need help designing and planning, please contact Summit Livestock Facilities at 800.213.0567 or click here to email us. If you are ready to get a price, click here to request a quote and a member of our customer engagement team will help you determine the next steps of your project.