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

  • Two men stand face-to-face exchanging gifts and business cards, person recording video on cellphone in foreground Team from China Visits Potential U.S. Rice Trading Partners

    May 17, 2019

    This week, USA Rice hosted a team of rice traders, academics, and staff from the China National Association of the Grain Sector (CNAGS) who were in the United States visiting mills approved by the Chinese government as potential exporters of U.S. rice to China. Full story
  • Iraq flag in shape of the country Congress Rallies to Push for Iraqi Tender for U.S. Rice

    May 15, 2019

    Over the weekend, the government of Iraq issued a tender for 30,000 MT of U.S. rice, however the timing and schedule proposed by the tender made it almost impossible to successfully fill according to analysts. USA Rice reached out to allies on Capitol Hill for assistance and the response was overwhelming, immediate, and effective. Full story
  • Two men wearing business suits on left and a woman with a large taupe purse stand shoulder to shoulder in front of American flag USA Rice Meets with Ag Secretary Perdue in Japan

    May 14, 2019

    Earlier this week, the USA Rice representative in Japan, Yumi Kojima, and Steve Vargas of Sun Valley Rice, who serves as vice-chair of the USA Rice International Promotion Committee, had the opportunity to meet with Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue at a reception in Toyko. Full story