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

  • 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
  • Trade show booth with people standing around talking, a woman wearing a red apron offers food samples to man wearing black suit Japan Hosts Annual Rice Technical Meeting

    Aug 01, 2019

    A delegation of U.S. rice exporters met with representatives of Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF) and Japan grain trading companies on Wednesday for the 22nd annual U.S.-Japan rice technical meeting. Full story