The North American grain export system is part of a large, diverse, and evolving global industry including public, private and cooperatively owned and managed facilities and trading entities. The industry must constantly innovate to seek added efficiencies, and mitigate the enormous risks associated with international trade in a politically volatile and highly competitive environment. The result is a contribution to global food security that is sustainable, reliable, responsible, and resilient.
Efficient and competitive markets provide consumers with affordable and sustainable food, feed and energy. Operating in a highly competitive global industry, innovation, clear communication across the entire value chain, as well as minimizing or eliminating tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade and investment are essential to providing for the food security, political stability and economic well-being resulting from our Member’s businesses.
The following websites offer tools for obtaining more information on the cost and logistics of exporting U.S. grains and oilseeds to foreign markets.