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July 24, 2013
Guatemala, at present, allows the importation of genetically engineered (GE) agricultural and food products, but has not approved the use of GE plants for agricultural production.
July 23, 2013
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).
July 16, 2013
Kazakhstan’s wheat production is expected to recover in 2013, but exports to Russia - its largest market in 2012/13 - are expected to drop sharply.
July 15, 2013
China is expected to remain a significant importer of biotech products and may become an exporter of biotechnology in the medium to long term.
July 15, 2013
Colombia continues to expand its biotechnology frontier. The adoption rate for biotech corn has surpassed that of cotton and the development of a regulatory framework is underway.
July 15, 2013
Honduras is the only country in Central America that allows commercial production and field trials of agricultural biotech crops.
July 12, 2013
In the EU, governments, the media, NGOs, consumer groups and industry remain conflicted about the use of agricultural biotechnology.
July 12, 2013
Kazakhstan's draft biotech law could remain stalled until the country's WTO accession. Meanwhile, new Customs Union regulations address labeling and import of biotech products.
July 11, 2013
Recent high-profile activism against biotechnology has created uncertainty among those involved in production and research of biotechnology products in Costa Rica.
July 10, 2013
El Salvador has no legal restriction on the use of agricultural biotechnology. However the country's biotech regulatory framework is still being developed.
July 1, 2013
The Colombian government has communicated no clear vision for biofuels policies despite promises to increase blend mandates as new production facilities come online in 2015.
June 28, 2013
Canadian biofuel production remains below what Post estimates is needed to meet federal standards. Limited production makes it unlikely Canada will become a major player in the global ethanol market.
June 20, 2013
Honduras ranks 1st in Central America, 3rd in Latin America, and 6th globally in coffee exports by volume.
June 13, 2013
Europe's production of citrus (orange juice, oranges, grapefruits, lemons, tangerines, mandarins and other citrus) is expected to decline from the previous year's levels.
June 5, 2013
A rapidly growing middle class in North Asia is expected to boost demand for U.S. agricultural exports over the next decade.
May 30, 2013
Post forecasts Egyptian soybean imports to fall in 2013/14, with a decrease in soybean meal consumption due to lingering animal health concerns in the domestic poultry industry and high feed prices.
May 24, 2013
El Salvador's coffee production has declined significantly due to the severe coffee rust outbreak that has affected the Central America.
May 24, 2013
Because of the coffee rust epidemic in Central America, Guatemala's coffee prodution is expected to fall 8 percent in 2014.
May 23, 2013
Post expects a 33 percent drop in Egypt's sugar imports in 2012/13 due to high stocks, temporary anti-dumping measures and strong domestic production. Imports should rebound in MY 2013/14.
May 15, 2013
Preliminary information indicates that Costa Rica’s coffee production is expected to decline 15 percent in 2013/14, leading to sharply lower exports.

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