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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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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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Caribbean Basin: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Many Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States have undertaken efforts to comply with their obligations under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (CPB) to the Convention on Biological Diversity....
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Brazil: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Brazil is the second largest producer of biotech crops in the world.
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Peru: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Peru's 10 year moratorium on genetically engineered (GE) crops remains in force. The Ministry of Environment tests conventional imported seed shipments upon arrival which has raised concerns...
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Mexico: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Negative public perceptions regarding biotechnology have influenced political will. The Mexican Supreme Court and the National Commission on Human Rights established that indigenous groups...
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Brazil: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Brazil is the world's second-largest producer of biotech crops. Post forecasts a 10-percent increase in area planted to biotech crops in the upcoming 2013/14 Brazilian crop year (October-September).
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Peru: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Peru's 10 year moratorium on genetically improved crops remains in force. The Ministry of Environment tests conventional imported seed shipments upon arrival which has raised concerns from seed...
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Guatemala: Food Processing Ingredients

According to the Bank of Guatemala (BANGUAT), the food processing industry in Guatemala for year 2015, will grow 3.5 percent and will contribute 0.67 percent to the total GDP.
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El Salvador: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual 2014

In 2008, El Salvador abolished the Planting Seed Law that required imported seeds to have a phytosanitary certificate with an additional declaration stating that the seeds did not contain GMOs.
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.