International Trade of Fruit and Vegetables

Greece Country Commercial Guide 2009

This Country Commercial Guide (CCG) presents a comprehensive look at Greece's commercial environment, using economic, political and market analysis. The CCGs were established by recommendation of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC), a multi-agency task force, to consolidate...
U.S. Commercial Service
U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service and U.S. Department of State

Export Opportunities to Greece

Greece is a net-importer of agricultural goods and a large consumer of U.S. tree nuts, field crops, and fish-related products. In addition to offering U.S. producers a range of export opportunities, Greece also presents several areas for further agriculture-related investment. Greece mostly exports...
Cynthia Barmore
USDA GAIN

U.S. International Trade Commission Tariff Database

Note: The USITC is responsible for publishing the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS); the U.S. Customs Service is responsible for administering the tariff and processing import entries. CAUTION: This database is being provided as an advisory tool only. For complete legal product...
U.S. International Trade Comission
U.S. International Trade Comission

Canada: Exporter Guide Annual 2009

A practical guide for U.S. food exporters in the Canadian market; includes updates to the organic food section, market sector reports, consumer trends, and best prospects for U.S. consumer-oriented agricultural products in the Canadian market.
Matthew John Thoren
USDA FAS

United Kingdom: Exporter Guide Annual 2009

The UK has strong historic and cultural ties to the U.S., which are obvious in consumer trends in retail and foodservice markets. The UK presents market opportunities for many U.S. consumer-oriented products, including specialty food products, “healthy” food items, wine, sauces, fruit,...
Julie Vasquez-Nicholson
USDA FAS

Indonesia: Exporter Guide Annual 2009

Indonesia was the 7th largest market for U.S. agricultural export in 2008 and the largest market in Southeast Asia at $2.3 billion. In the last few years, a stabilized macro-economic situation and business climate has provided excellent opportunities for U.S. food and agricultural exports to the...
Fahwani Y. Rangkuti
Jonn Slette
USDA GAIN

Australia: Exporter Guide Annual 2009

Australia is a prosperous, politically and economically stable, industrialized nation. Per capita GDP is approximately US$44,400, comparable to major industrialized western countries. Australian economic growth has slowed as a result of the GFC. Real GDP growth eased to 2.3 percent in 2008 and 1.5...
Lindy Crothers
USDA GAIN

NAFTA at 15: Building on Free Trade

An extended analysis of the 14-year implementation process. During this time, the agricultural sectors of Canada, Mexico, and the United States have become much more integrated and trading among these countries has grown dramatically.
Steven Zahniser
Zachary Crago
USDA Economic Research Service

Trade and Development When Exports Lack Diversification: A Case Study from Malawi

Developing countries, particularly those that depend heavily on a small number of agricultural exports, are vulnerable to domestic and international shocks. These countries often have difficulty achieving sustained economic growth. This analysis uses Malawi, a country that earns most of its...
Suresh Chand Persaud
Birgit Gisela Saager Meade
USDA Economic Research Service

Business opportunities in the Ethiopian fruit and vegetable sector

The successful experience of the Ethiopian floriculture sector has caught the attention of future investors. This article examines the potential of the fruit and vegetable export sector. Ethiopia has excellent conditions for horticulture production and a strong support from the government. Within...
Rolien C. Wiersinga
André de Jager
LEI Wageningen UR