trade

Vilsack pens letter to NPC regarding fresh potatoes to Mexico

In response to NPC’s June 28 letter enlisting the Biden Administration’s support for full U.S. fresh potato access to Mexico, USDA Secretary Vil... READ MORE »

Fresh potato trade with Mexico remains frustrating for US growers

In April of this year, by a vote of 5-0, the Mexican Supreme Court ruled in favor of overturning a lower court decision that prevented the Mexican fed... READ MORE »

US potato exports show slight rebound over past year

Total U.S. potato exports increased by 4% in volume and 1% in value for July 2020-June 2021 compared to the previous marketing year (MY). According... READ MORE »

USTR Tai presses Mexican officials on fresh potatoes update

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai met with Mexican officials July 7 to discuss trade frictions between the two countries, including ag-related c... READ MORE »

US potato industry urges Vilsack, Tai to take ‘trust but verify’ approach with Mexico

With Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai scheduled to meet with Mexican Agriculture Secretary Victor Vill... READ MORE »

Potato imports to US continue to rise

Strong demand for potatoes and potato products and tight domestic supplies continues to drive increases in imports for the current (July 2020-June 202... READ MORE »

US potato exports continue to face challenging circumstances

U.S. potato exports have faced a great deal of adversity in the current marketing year (July 2020 to June 2021). Demand for frozen potato products dec... READ MORE »

Mexico court ruling clears major hurdle for U.S. potato producers, but maybe not the last

On April 28, the Mexican Supreme Court ruled unanimously to overturn a lower court’s ruling that prohibited the sale of U.S.-grown fresh potatoes be... READ MORE »

Mexican Supreme Court rules to allow US fresh potatoes to be sold throughout Mexico

On April 28, the Mexican Supreme Court ruled by a unanimous vote of five to zero in favor of overturning a 2017 lower court decision that prevented th... READ MORE »

Japan removes remaining tariffs on US frozen fries

Japan recently eliminated its remaining 2.1% tariff on U.S. frozen fries (HS 2004.10) as a result of the tariff concessions secured under the US-Japan... READ MORE »


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