Using funding from USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service, OTA, along with the Washington Apple Commission and the Pear Bureau Northwest, commissioned a market assessment of the organic fruit and dairy industry in India. Also posted is a previously conducted report on India Market and Regulatory Assessment. Direct any questions about the reports, OTA’s efforts in India, […]
OTA is organizing a two-day tour Feb. 11-12, 2013, of the Netherlands to assist currently exporting and export-ready U.S companies specializing in food ingredients to develop their export strategy and broaden their business networks in Europe. The group will meet with importers and logistic providers, and visit the port of Rotterdam. The trip will start […]
Please contact COTA if you are a Canadian business interested in expanding into the European market. Do you have questions or concerns about the EU market and its potential? Let us know! COTA will coordinate a fact-finding mission to Hamburg and Zurich in late November 2012. For further information, contact Matthew Holmes at 613-482-1717.
Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada and Statistics Canada plan to expand the Harmonized Systems codes (HS codes) to track the value and quantities of Canada’s organic exports. COTA is assisting to be assured of data to guide organic policy-making and plan long-term international marketing strategies that support your sales initiatives. COTA urges members to share information […]
On Friday, OTA submitted a list of 25 additional import codes and 28 additional export codes for organic products for possible addition to the Import and Export HS Trade Codes set by the U.S. International Trade Commission. OTA has been advocating for the establishment of organic import and export codes to better understand the state of international […]