The Mexican Ministry of Health is proposing changes to the existing NOM-187 published in 2003. The purpose of the amendment is to establish the classification, ingredients, and specifications that products derived from corn and wheat need to meet.
The Government of Argentina has announced new limits on corn and wheat exports. These limits are intended to guarantee sufficient supplies of both commodities for domestic users, in part to help reduce inflationary pressure.
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.
Canada has released proposed changes to the Feeds Regulations, 1983. The proposed regulations, Feeds Regulations, 2022, will provide the first major update to Canada’s livestock feeds regulations in over 30 years.
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Mexico: Grain and Feed Update

Post forecasts 2021/22 production, utilization, and trade for corn, rice, sorghum, and wheat.
Canadian grain and oilseed producers are closely monitoring several recent developments related to carbon usage that will impact their cost of doing business.
Honduras Set a 118,800 MT Rough Rice Shortage Import Quota for 2021 after local production was severely hit by Hurricanes Eta and Iota.
On December 31, Mexico published a final decree that calls for a phase-out of use of both glyphosate and genetically modified (GE) corn for human consumption in Mexico.
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Mexico: Mexico Proposes Ban on GE Corn and Glyphosate

On December 9, a draft decree was released on Mexico’s National Commission for Regulatory Improvement (CONAMER) website that calls for a phase-out of use of both glyphosate and genetically modified...
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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Mexico: Mexico Announces Unilateral Rice TRQs

On August 7, 2020, the Secretariat of Economy (SE) published in Mexico’s Federal Register (“Diario Oficial” – DOF) an agreement establishing the specific provisions governing the unilateral tariff...