This study measures the economic impact of USDA's Market Access Program (MAP) and Foreign Market Development (FMD) Program and industry market promotion contributions on U.S. agricultural exports and the broader effects on the farm economy and the overall economy. The study also includes the Agricultural Trade Promotion Program in the future funding analysis. Download the report.
This study by Informa Economics (now IHS Markit) measured the economic impact of USDA’s Foreign Market Development Program (FMD) and Market Access Program (MAP) and industry market promotion contributions on U.S. agricultural exports and the broader effects on the farm economy and the overall macro economy. Download the report.
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The Coalition to Promote U.S. Agricultural Exports welcomes the results of a recent econometric study indicating that public-private U.S. agricultural export market development programs remain highly effective and generate a substantial return on investment.
Asking the Subcommittees to maintain funding in FY 2023. Specifically, requested at least $200 million for the Market Access Program (MAP) and $34.5 million for the Foreign Market Development (FMD) program. These modest investments, paired with full private-sector cost share, are invaluable as we race to reclaim global export markets shut off during the pandemic and diversify markets amid war and geopolitical unrest. Download the letters.
The first in a series of Agri-Pulse in-depth stories, “Export or Bust,” dealing with the challenges and opportunities for U.S. agriculture when it comes to selling more commodities and value-added products to overseas customers.
The latest analysis of foreign export promotion program investment shows that several competing countries and the European Union spent close to $1 billion in public funds on agricultural export promotion in 2016, outspending the United States 4 to 1. That is an increase of 70 percent in real competitive public spending since 2011.
Coalitions Support The Cultivating Revitalization by Expanding American Agricultural Trade and Exports (CREAATE) Act in the U.S. SenateNEWS RELEASE SEPTEMBER 2017
Members of the Coalition to Promote U.S. Agricultural Exports and the Agribusiness Coalition for Foreign Market Development welcome and strongly support passage of S. 1839, the Cultivating Revitalization by Expanding American Agricultural Trade and Exports (CREAATE) Act, introduced in September 2017 by Sen. Angus King (I-ME), Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA), Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN), and Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME).