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Dec 11, 2013 APHIS regained market access for poultry commodities exported to Kazakhstan from Arkansas, worth an estimated $10-15 mil/yr
Dec 2, 2013 APHIS restored access for live poultry from Scott County, AK to Hong Kong; poultry exports to Hong Kong worth over $470 million in 2012
Nov 21, 2013 APHIS negotiations with Thailand yield acceptance of US live cattle health certificates; 1st US live cattle shipments in Thailand in November
Nov 19, 2013 APHIS expanded exports of processed pet foods to the European Union, worth an estimated $5-10 million/yr
Nov 15, 2013 APHIS regained access for New York and Arkansas poultry/poultry product exports to Japan. Such exports over $116 mil in 2012
Nov 12, 2013 APHIS and Canada agree on an expansion of US animal byproduct use in Canadian exports to Russia worth an estimated $5million/yr
Nov 7, 2013 Did you know US beef and beef product exports totaled approximately $5.5 billion in 2012?
Nov 5, 2013 APHIS restored access for poultry and its products from AK and NY to Taiwan; such exports to Taiwan amounted to over $187 million in 2012
Sep 27, 2013 This month, APHIS restored poultry meat exports from Arkansas to Russia, an estimated trade value of $20m/yr
Sep 25, 2013 APHIS retains export market for various animal by-products to the EU, an est yearly value of $500mil
Sep 23, 2013 Kuwait lifts BSE-related ban on beef from Oklahoma through work of #APHIS and US Embassy in Kuwait
Sep 18, 2013 APHIS retains Market for various animal by-products to the EU, an export value of $500 mil in 2012
Sep 12, 2013 APHIS retains export market for animal by-products to Poland, a yearly estimated value of $3-5mil
Sep 9, 2013 APHIS facilitate exports of animal products (ex. game trophies) to Denmark, an estimated trade value of $7m/yr!
Sep 2, 2013 APHIS facilitates access for US exporters to participate in Anuga food fair in Germany
Aug 30, 2013 APHIS and @USDAForeignAg facilitate exports of animal products (ex. fish baits) to Austria, an estimated trade value of $3million/yr
Aug 27, 2012 APHIS expands exports of untreated animal blood products to the EU via a newly negotiated certificate. Market value estimated at $5-10 mil/yr
Aug 19, 2013 APHIS expands exports of blood products from equidae animals to the EU via a newly negotiated certificate. Market value est. at $3-5 mil/yr
Aug 13, 2013 APHIS secures access to India for California walnuts. Export of walnuts to India est. as a potential $500k mkt
Aug 9, 2013 APHIS and @USDAForeignAg clarify certificate and retain ability to export certain pet treats to Spain. Est mkt val is $203 mil/yr
Aug 7, 2013 APHIS expands Cali table grape market to include Western Australia. Table grape exports 2012 val $54.2 mil
July 29, 2013 APHIS proposed revision to health certificate for U.S. poultry meal for animal feeding accepted by Chile. Market value in 2012 $9.7 mil
July 25, 2013 APHIS regains access lost in 2008 for poultry and poultry products from Arkansas to China. Estimated market value is $57mil/yr
July 22, 2013 APHIS negotiates workplan agreement to facilitate U.S. apple exports to Taiwan. U.S. apples to Taiwan worth $85 mil in 2012
July 12, 2013 APHIS works with USTR, FAS and FSIS to have ban of meat and bone meal exports to Indonesia lifted. Market val. est. $100 mil/year
July 10, 2013 Market for U.S. pet food exports to Russia expanded by APHIS upon new OIE BSE classification for USA Mkt value is $3-5 mil/year
July 9, 2013 APHIS regains market access for poultry and poultry products from PA to Japan. Japan's poultry and products mkt val = $116 mil in 2012
July 1, 2013 This summer U.S. potatoes begin export to Philippines due to APHIS efforts. New mkt. valued at $3 mil
June 28, 2013 APHIS works with @USDAForeignAg to retain market access to UK ports for hides used to produce collagen. Mkt value 3-5 mil/year
June 24, 2013 APHIS, and USDA @FSIS, facilitated agreement to allow Japan to receive Canadian poultry processed in the US Mkt value est $250,000/yr
June 20, 2013 APHIS expands markets for live animal and semen exports. Hits record $1 bil in 2012
June 17, 2013 APHIS expands market access for bovine products to Mexico. Mkt value $6 mil/yr
June 13, 2013 APHIS expands export market for partially treated game trophies to the EU through a new export certificate. Mkt val. est $10 mil/yr
June 12, 2013 APHIS reports that US efforts have helped exports of US fresh #citrus top $1bil during cal yr 2012. Up from $814 mil in cal yr 2008
June 10, 2013APHIS expands market for exports of diagnostic and research samples to the EU. Mrkt value est $5 mil/yr.
June 4, 2013 APHIS obtains market access for live, non-chicken poultry and hatching eggs to China. Mkt value est $1 mil initial yr.
April 8, 2013 APHIS opens new market for porcine pancreatin to Mexico. Market valued at $800k per yr
April 4, 2013 USDA Opens Export Markets for Day-Old Chicks, Hatching Eggs, Dairy Cattle and Pears
Mar 28, 2013 APHIS facilitates new access for ruminant meat and bone meal to Malaysia, initial shipments valued at $145,000
Mar 26, 2013 APHIS authorizes imports of litchi, longan and rambutan from the Philippines into the continental US
Mar 25, 2013 APHIS successes in opening new international markets for US cattle and bovine semen drive exports to record $403 mil in 2012
Mar 22, 2013 APHIS authorizes imports of bananas into the continental US from the Philippines with restrictions.
Mar 21, 2013 APHIS retains market for US ruminant blood products to EU for technical purposes. Value est at $5mil per year
Mar 20, 2013 USDA estimates US agriculture exports to reach record $142bil in FY13, up $6.2 bil from FY12
Mar 19, 2013 APHIS supports market access of US poultry meat, other than turkey, to Belarus. Est at $10-15mil per year
Mar 18, 2013 APHIS and partner agencies unite to broaden US beef and beef product exports to Hong Kong, a commodity worth $342mil in CY12
Mar 15, 2013 APHIS opens Kazakh market for US hides, wool and technical gelatin, worth est. $10mil per yr
Mar 14, 2013 APHIS facilitates new access to Japanese market for certain pet food supplements. Dog and Cat food exports to Japan in CY12 worth $294mil
Mar 12, 2013 APHIS reopens market for live pigs to EU, est. value of $5mil
Mar 12, 2013 EU open market for U.S. live pigs enables them to transit through the EU to other countries. Est. value of new markets at $25mil per yr
Feb 20, 2013 APHIS facilitates new market for export of animal-origin dog and cat food to Kazakhstan, est at $5-10 mil
Feb 19, 2013 APHIS facilitates agreement with Japan to expand beef and beef product exports - Industry est total value of '13 exports at $1.5 bil
Feb 15, 2013 APHIS helps retain Japanese market for derivatives of imported ruminant-origin casings
Feb 14, 2013 APHIS facilitates export of certain animal feeds and supplements to Japan, opens market to products previously ineligible
Feb 11, 2013 APHIS and China reach agreement on two-way pear trade, U.S. pear exports expected to total $2-4 mil this year
Feb 05, 2013 APHIS negotiates new health cert for animal feed exports to Mexico!
Feb 01, 2013 APHIS works with other USDA agencies and retains Russian market for porcine casings est at $10-16mil per yr.
Jan 30, 2013 APHIS retains Russian market for rendered fats for tech use-oleochem or biofuels. Est at $3-5mil per yr.
Jan 28, 2013 APHIS facilitates exports of certain pet foods/treats containing powdered egg to Japan.
Jan 28, 2013 APHIS retains Russian market for tech gelatin-other than human or animal consumption-est at 3-5mil per yr!
Jan 23, 2013 APHIS retains Russian market for various livestock products intended for technical use!
Jan 22, 2013 APHIS opens Italian market for salted reptile skins intended for technical use
Jan 18, 2013 APHIS retains EU market for untreated animal hair and wool products!
Jan 16, 2013 APHIS and China reach agreement on reciprocal pear access!
Jan 4, 2013 APHIS expands market to Russia of pet food. This market would have closed without agreement
Dec 31, 2012 APHIS opens new market to Russia for livestock feed and ingredients containing no animal-origin ingredients!
Dec 28, 2012 APHIS opens new market to Croatia for blood products intended for technical purposes!
Dec 18, 2012 APHIS retains market of blood products intended for technical purposes to the EU
Dec 14, 2012 APHIS helps exporters and retains market for processed ingredient for pet food export
Dec 11, 2012 APHIS resolves trade issues to New Zealand of California Table Grapes.
Nov 20, 2012 APHIS secures revised health cert approval from Pakistan for US bovine germplasm.
Nov 16, 2012 APHIS secured 6 mo extension on pilot program shipping logs to China.
Oct 31, 2012 APHIS retains market for export of rodent tissues to Italy. Tissue can move with exporter declaration only.
Oct 30, 2012 For FY 2013, US agricultural exports forecast at record $143.5 billion; due to strong demand, the trade surplus forecast is $26.5B in FY13
Oct 29, 2012 Oregon potatoes now allowed into Panama, thanks to APHIS request; US potato exports to Panama at $500K and climbing
Oct 26, 2012 APHIS facilitates U.S. exports of hatching eggs to Thailand through the end of 2013.
Oct 25, 2012 APHIS assists FSIS in reopening EU Market for certain US meat products (for human consumption)
Oct 25, 2012 AHIS facilitates removal of Korea’s two-month-old import ban on chipping potatoes from Idaho, Oregon and Washington
Oct 24, 2012 APHIS secures release of 7 grain shipments valued @ $1.8 million from port of Haiphong, Vietnam. Also working on long-term solution
Oct 12, 2012 Did you know that Japan is the second largest export market for US pet food, with exports totaling $334.2 million in 2011?
Sept 28, 2012 APHIS Opens and Secures Markets Abroad for U.S. Producers
Sept 27, 2012 APHIS and Australia agree to a new certification process to facilitate US horse exports to Australia worth $8M in 2011
Sept 26, 2012 APHIS and Norwegian officials agree on requirements for exporting unprocessed hay/straw to Norway. Estimated market value - $1-2M/yr
Sept 25, 2012 APHIS expands market for US dairy products in the UK – exports of milk/milk derivatives for technical use made easier, impact is $2-5M/yr
Sept 21, 2012 APHIS accredited vets can now supervise quarantines for horse exports to Argentina. >50% of its horse imports are from U.S., valued @ $2M/yr
Sept 20, 2012 APHIS regains Japanese market access for poultry/poultry products from NY, OH & SD. Total export of U.S. poultry to Japan = $151M in 2011
Sept 19, 2012 APHIS facilitates eligibility for all federally inspected US beef to be exported to El Salvador. Mkt valued @ $1.1M in 2011 and should grow
Sept 17, 2012 APHIS negotiates to begin exporting US breeding pigs to Peru. Peru now issuing import permits for the animals. Potential mkt value is $1M/yr
Sept 13, 2012 APHIS and Mexico agreement will move US egg exports to Mexico to help relieve egg shortage. 64M egg dozens valued at $45M/yr to move
Sept 12, 2012 APHIS and Japanese officials agree on export requirements for animal blood products for lab use. Est. impact - $25-$30M/yr in U.S. exports
Sept 7, 2012 Turkey remained an important recipient of US live cattle exports in first half of 2012. They received US cattle worth $49Mil
Sept 6, 2012 US cattle exports to Russia up. APHIS issued certifications for 31,493 head worth $91M in first half of ’12. Was $12M first half ’11
July 26, 2012 US teaching agriculture officials to deal with pests and diseases.
July 26, 2012 In June APHIS hosted our international partners to take part in a Plant Health Systems Analysis Course [VIDEO]
July 23, 2012 USDA partners with foreign countries to enhance safeguards for American agriculture
July 18, 2012 First shipment of fresh blueberries from Oregon arrive in South Korea
July 10, 2012 APHIS negotiated $1M chipping potato market reopening for export to Costa Rica in June.
July 6, 2012 In June we expanded market for exports of used cooking oil to Italy & Spain allowing export w/o certification. Can + $50-100M/yr to market.
July 2, 2012 We're now issuing permits for importing _Dracaena_ plants from Costa Rica into the continental U.S.
July 2, 2012 New plant product commodity import approval process web site
June 22, 2012 Papaya Mealybug ravaged crops in India, but @USDA_APHIS @IPMCRSP & others helped contain it in just 5 months!
June 11, 2012 APHIS negotiated an updated model health certificate for horse exports to Kuwait
June 11, 2012 APHIS facilitated the first export of approximately 1400 cattle to Angola
June 11, 2012 Log exports to China from VA and SC have begun under new pilot program
June 6, 2012 Log exports from VA and SC to China are resuming for 6-month pilot project.
June 5, 2012 USDA Lifts European Grapevine Moth Quarantine in Four California Counties, Unrestricted Trade to Mexico Resumes
May 30, 2012 APHIS will now send plant health certificates with e-signatures to China, making it easier to export US fruits&veggies
May 18, 2012 APHIS recently secured over $100,000 worth of poultry product exports to Japan for research purposes
May 18, 2012 Animal byproducts to Norway now only need cert. stmt in English