Trade

Potato exports rally in April

U.S. exports of frozen potato products increased 8 percent in volume and 9 percent in value in April 2018 compared to April 2017, according to numbe... more »

Indonesia opened to U.S. fresh potatoes

On June 5, the U.S. and Indonesia reached a market access agreement that will allow U.S. fresh potatoes to be exported to Indonesia under a defined se... more »

Mexico files retaliatory tariffs on frozen fries

The Mexican government has imposed retaliatory tariffs on multiple U.S. products including frozen fries. This action results in an immediate tariff in... more »

US frozen exports down in March

U.S. exports of potatoes and potato products were mixed again in March 2018 with exports of dehydrated potatoes up, while both frozen and fresh export... more »

USDA seeks nominees for National Potato Promotion Board

The USDA wants nominees to fill 56 producer and two importer member seats on the National Potato Promotion Board. USDA will appoint individuals to suc... more »

Mixed results for U.S. potato exports in February  

Potatoes USA has reported that the latest numbers on U.S. potato exports showed both some gains as well as some double-digit losses. The group repo... more »

So far, new Chinese tariffs leave out potatoes

On Thursday, March 22, President Trump announced $60 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese imports to the U.S. Overall, the proposed list of tariffs am... more »

Idaho crop up nearly a quarter from last year, sets record

The 2017 Idaho potato crop has set a new record. According to the USDA, the preliminary estimated value for the crop is $1.2 billion, a 22.7 percent l... more »

Study finds competition massively outspending U.S. on export promotion

A study conducted by Informa Economics and funded by the National Potato Council, released Feb.9, showed several foreign governments outspending the U... more »

Taiwan changes rules for table stock and chipping potato imports

Taiwan authorities amended their quarantine documentation requirements for imports of fresh potatoes, both table stock and chipping potatoes. The Wash... more »


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