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

  • Boot kicking can that says "Brexit" down a leaf-strewn road The EU and UK Punt Brexit: Fourth Time’s the Charm?

    Oct 28, 2019

    Last week, the United Kingdom’s parliament delivered a blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson by forcing the pro-Brexit leader to request yet another extension, this one for 90 days, prior to separation from the European Union. Today, EU ambassadors signed off on the UK’s request for an extension, punting the hard-split date from October 31, 2019 to January 31, 2020. Full story
  • Black silhouette of jet plane inside red circle with line through U.S. Takes Further Actions to Alienate Cuba

    Oct 22, 2019

    The Trump Administration sent a clear message to the Cuban regime that they must immediately cease their destructive behavior at home and abroad by discontinuing Cuba’s ability to lease commercial planes and halt some forms of donations from the U.S. Full story
  • Import (red) and export (blue) buttons on computer key board USA Rice Meetings Cover Wide Range of Trade Topics

    Oct 17, 2019

    The World Market Price Subcommittee held its autumn meetings today and more than 20 USA Rice members from all segments of the U.S. rice industry met to talk about rice acres, yields, price trends, stocks, and global rice trade issues. Full story