We support multilateral and bilateral trade agreements that provide commercially meaningful and significant improvements in market access for U.S. rice while maintaining the appropriate safety net for U.S. producers that include equal market access for all types and forms of rice.

The Market Access Program (MAP) and Foreign Market Development (FMD) Program help the rice industry open foreign markets and promote our products abroad and have a proven track record of success in more than 30 overseas markets.  Learn more about our key export markets here
 

Recent News

  • Rice bags stacked to ceiling in warehouse, workers transport more bags using dolly Vietnamese Officials Visit USA Rice to Talk Trade

    Aug 19, 2019

    The president of the Viet Nam Food Association (VFA), Viet Nam’s Minister Counselor of Trade from their embassy here, and other staff visited USA Rice earlier this month to discuss developments in rice production and trading activities. Full story
  • Child wearing Santa hat sits at a table writing on a tablet, Christmas lights in the background China Policy Changes Announced Again

    Aug 14, 2019

    In this era of fast-paced trade policy actions, the Trump Administration and the U.S. Trade Representative recently announced a new round of tariffs on Chinese products due to take effect September 1, 2019. The 10 percent tariff, if imposed, includes rough rice, which joins brown, milled, parboiled, and broken rice which are currently subject to a 25 percent tariff imposed in May. Full story
  • Group of Chinese people line up to taste test rice from four rice cookers on a table U.S. Rice Develops Trade Relations Amid Trade Tensions

    Aug 08, 2019

    USA Rice hosted two trade seminars in Shanghai and Shenzhen over the last week utilizing Agricultural Trade Promotion and Emerging Markets Program funding from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) with more than 100 total participants. Full story