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August 14, 2014
Genetic engineering (GE) product development remains at confined field trials (CFTs) in Kenya for cotton, corn, cassava, sorghum and sweet potato.
August 14, 2014
Domestic beef production fell in 2014 while imported beef increased to make up the shortfall.
August 14, 2014
Due to drought and irrigation water deficit problems in the south, Post forecasts MY2014/15 wheat production at 7.15 MMT.
August 14, 2014
Turkish sultana raisin production is expected to increase by 35 percent in MY2014/15 to 320,000 MT, thereby rebounding from last year’s poor crop.
August 14, 2014
On July 10, ATO Tokyo conducted the second Great American Barbeque (BBQ) Trade Showcase, targeting HRI industry and retail chain buyers.
August 14, 2014
In 2013, Taiwan was the third largest export market for U.S. peaches/nectarines, and also the third largest export market for U.S. cherries.
August 14, 2014
Summarized in this report: Temporary tariff rate quota for almonds, custom tariff removal on live calves and increased duty free import quota on fresh beef.
August 13, 2014
The production area of Genetically Engineered (GE) crops in South Africa was unchanged in 2013, at 2.9 million hectares, making South Africa the eighth largest producer of GE crops in the world.
August 11, 2014
Egypt was the first North African country to approve genetically engineered (GE) corn.
August 8, 2014
On August 6, 2014, Russia issued an order banning certain agricultural imports from the United States, the EU-28, Canada, Australia, and Norway for one year.
August 7, 2014
On August 6, 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree banning a list of agricultural products from the United States, Canada, European Union, Australia, and Norway.
August 7, 2014
Canadian planting of biotech crops is estimated at about 10.2 million hectares for 2014. The main biotech crops remain canola, corn and soybeans, with small amounts of sugar beets added recently.
August 7, 2014
Biotech regulation has been virtually non-existent in the Caribbean. That may change in the years ahead as twelve Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries move forward with UN Biosafety Frameworks.
August 7, 2014
Although events occurred over the past year that looked like Chile might move on its biotechnology framework, in the end, Chile is in the same place as it was last year.
August 7, 2014
The Dominican Republic continues to be a strong market for U.S. bulk agricultural products, intermediate goods, as well as high value consumer-oriented products.
August 7, 2014
Mexico is well equipped with the knowledge and expertise in agricultural biotechnology. However, the country is at a crossroads due to negative public perception related to biotechnology.
August 7, 2014
Panama has approved the imports of GM corn seeds for local production, and has conducted GM mosquitoes and salmon field tests.
August 7, 2014
Panama has approved the imports of GM corn seeds for local production, and has conducted GM mosquitoes and salmon field tests.
August 6, 2014
The Tunisian legislation on biotechnology, drafted before the revolution, has been indefinitely postponed.
August 1, 2014
The President of the Republic of Ghana signed the Ghana Biosafety Act, 2011 (Act 831) December 2011 following the passage of the Biosafety Bill by the Ghanaian Parliament, in June 21, 2011.

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