On February 6, 2020, the State Council Tariff Commission announced that China would cut in half the additional tariffs for certain commodities from the United States on February 14, 2020.
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Philippines: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The Philippines continues to be a regional biotechnology leader.
On May 13, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced that supplementary import tariffs levied on certain U.S. products....
In January 2019, China approved five new genetically engineered traits and renewed the bio-safety certificates for 26 traits previously approved.
On April 4, 2018, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and Ministry of Finance (MOF) separately announced a proposal to levy retaliatory tariffs of 25 percent....
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China: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

China is the world’s largest importer of genetically engineered (GE) crops and one of the largest producers of GE cotton in the world, but it has not yet approved any major GE food crops...
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China: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

China is the world’s largest importer of genetically engineered (GE) crops and one of the largest producers of GE cotton in the world, but it has not yet approved any major GE food crops...
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Taiwan: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Taiwan imported over $3.15 billion dollars of agricultural products from the United States in 2015, roughly one billion of which consisted of genetically engineered (GE) crops...
The U.S-Mexico ag trade relationship is broad and deep, with opportunities to further integrate our rural economies while supplying desired products to consumers in both countries year-round.
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Ecuador: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual 2013

Although Ecuador maintains a number of anti-biotech laws and regulations, there is minimal enforcement, and trade in cotton and soybean products continues.
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China: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

China is expected to remain a significant importer of biotech products and may become an exporter of biotechnology in the medium to long term.
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Costa Rica: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Recent high-profile activism against biotechnology has created uncertainty among those involved in production and research of biotechnology products in Costa Rica.