Damage to port facilities in New Orleans during Hurricane Ida caused significant delays to shipments of U.S. feed grains to Costa Rica, where the poultry, pork, and dairy sectors rely almost exclusively on U.S. suppliers.
Canadian grain and oilseed producers are closely monitoring several recent developments related to carbon usage that will impact their cost of doing business.
Brazil's Agriculture Ministry (MAPA) issued a normative instruction meant to facilitate imports of genetically modified (GMO) corn and soybeans from the United States.
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Brazil: Brazil Eliminates Soybean and Corn Import Duties

On October 16, Brazil announced that it would suspend the import tariffs on corn, soybeans, soy meal, and soy oil from countries outside the Mercosur trade bloc.
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El Salvador: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

There is no legal impediment to the use of biotechnology in El Salvador. Genetically engineered (GE) corn field trials were successfully completed.
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Nicaragua: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

In Nicaragua, imports of genetically engineered crops (GE) are limited to use as animal feed.
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Peru: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Peru's 10-year moratorium on genetically engineered (GE) crops and zero tolerance for GE events is scheduled to expire in 2021.
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El Salvador: Retail Foods

During 2019, the Salvadoran retail sector, valued at approximately $4.5 billion, continues to show positive signs of growth as supermarkets and discount stores have expanded operations.
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El Salvador: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

Salvadoran restaurants and hotels continue to benefit from growth in the tourism sector, especially the business/convention and emerging surf sectors.
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Nicaragua: Exporter Guide

Since signing the Central America-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) in April 2006, Nicaragua has enjoyed a strong trade relationship with its largest trading partner....
Total production of grain and other crops on a grain equivalent basis is estimated at 5.75 million metric tons (5 MMT, milled basis for rice and grain equivalent for soybeans) in marketing year....
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Guatemala: Exporter Guide

The Guatemalan economy relies on foreign exchange generated by the tourism sector, remittances from the United States and international trade, especially exports to the United States....