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United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Pays Dividends to American Farmers and Exporters

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Trade

The United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (CTPA) entered into force on May 15, 2012, laying the foundation for a surge in U.S. agricultural exports. Since 2012, U.S. agricultural exports to Colombia nearly tripled from $1.1 billion to $2.9 billion in 2018. Despite its geographic proximity to major U.S. competitors Brazil and Argentina, Colombia, the third-largest economy in South America, purchases …

hass avocados

APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Allow Fresh Hass Avocado Fruit from Colombia into the Continental U.S.

Dan Industry News Release

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is publishing a final rule to allow the importation of fresh Hass avocado fruit from Colombia into the continental United States using a systems approach designed to ensure imports do not introduce pests into the United States. The systems approach is a series of overlapping measures taken …

APHIS Extends Comment Period for Proposed Rule on Importation of Hass Avocados From Colombia

Dan Fruits, Industry News Release

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is extending the comment period for a proposed rule that would allow the importation of Hass avocados from Colombia into the continental United States. We are also notifying the public of the availability of a revised pest risk assessment (PRA) and risk management document (RMD) associated with the …

Importation of Hass Avocados From Colombia

Dan Fruits, Industry News Release, Specialty Crops

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is reopening the comment period for a proposed rule that would allow the importation of Hass avocados from Colombia into the continental United States. We are also notifying the public of the availability of a revised pest risk assessment (PRA) and risk management document (RMD) associated with the …