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Understand Trade

Trade is about reaching across borders for the good of all

Understanding international trade might seem like a daunting task. But at its core, trade is simply about allowing nations to reach across borders to obtain food, goods, services, new technologies, and other resources that they need to prosper. Take some time to learn about trade, why it matters and how it helps to feed a hungry world.

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Why Trade Matters

Cargill’s business is feeding a hungry world. That means that food must be able to move to where it is needed, when it is needed—across countries, continents and oceans.

Fed by Trade

Trade is everywhere, just below the surface, in many—or even most—of the goods we use and consume every day.

NAFTA in a Nutshell

The North American Free Trade Agreement has provided the United States, Canada and Mexico with mutual access to one another’s markets for nearly 25 years.