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

  • Young man sits at large wooden desk, older gentleman wearing business suit stands behind, two flags flank the desk New USA Rice Trade Policy VP is a Familiar Face

    Oct 15, 2019

    Peter Bachmann has rejoined USA Rice as vice president of international trade policy directing all of USA Rice’s trade policy initiatives and programs. Full story
  • ‬Kennedy Rice Mill, overhead photo of people leaning in to inspect rice held in worker International Trade Missions Intersect in Mid-South Rice Country

    Oct 07, 2019

    Last month USA Rice embarked on two reverse trade missions conducted simultaneously that hosted 10 Colombian and 12 Central American delegates through Arkansas and Louisiana rice country, to provide a working knowledge of the Identity Preserved (IP) and fortified rice varieties and capabilities in the United States. Full story
  • Group of men stand talking near large yellow combines California Tour Encourages Trade with Turkey

    Oct 03, 2019

    Last week, a group of rice and pulse traders from Turkey toured California rice country during a reverse trade mission sponsored by USA Rice, the Nebraska Dry Bean Commission and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) based in Ankara. Full story