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November 10, 2020
Monthly report on crop acreage, yield and production in major countries worldwide. Sources include reporting from FAS’s worldwide offices, official statistics of foreign governments....
April 30, 2020
Weekly Report as of April 24, 2020, of COVID-19 impact on the Indian harvest of Rabi (Winter) crops.
March 11, 2020
There is no legal impediment to the use of biotechnology in El Salvador. Genetically engineered (GE) corn field trials were successfully completed.
February 17, 2020
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.
February 11, 2020
Over the last decade, India’s political environment continues to thwart the development of agricultural biotechnology.
February 11, 2020
The estimated area planted to Genetically Engineered (GE) crops in Canada was down 7 percent in 2019, due primarily to lower soybean and canola area in the prairie provinces.
February 11, 2020
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....
May 30, 2019
The Fall Armyworm (FAW; Spodoptera frugiperda) – a crop-eating pest – first detected in China in January 2019 has now spread across 15 Chinese provinces....
May 17, 2019
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....
May 7, 2019
The Fall Armyworm (FAW; Spodoptera frugiperda) – a crop-eating pest – first detected in China in January 2019 has spread across China’s southern border and currently impacts about 8,500 hectares....
April 1, 2019
In January 2019, China approved five new genetically engineered traits and renewed the bio-safety certificates for 26 traits previously approved.
February 14, 2019
After 10 years under the Living Modified Organism (LMO) Act, Korea plans to improve and revise the LMO Act to address stakeholders’ concerns.
December 7, 2018
India’s political environment continues to hinder the development of agricultural biotechnology regulatory system.
October 3, 2018
The Department of Agriculture made changes to the process for registering new plant varieties.
October 25, 2017
There have not been any significant developments since last year’s 2016 report....
October 11, 2017
U.S. exporters who want to enter or expand in India’s market have an array of opportunities available due to the country’s growing population and increasing demand for food and agricultural goods.
August 7, 2017
On August 2, 2017, the Turkish Government Official Gazette published the Biosafety Board Decisions on genetically engineered feed imports.
July 6, 2017
A number of Cooperators held promotional events in May 2017, including the California Olive Oil Council, which is the most recent Cooperator to arrive in the Japanese market.
June 12, 2017
Cooperators held a number of promotional events across Japan in May 2017, including the most recent Cooperator to enter the Japanese market, the California Olive Oil Council (COOC).
December 20, 2016
The Australian federal government is very supportive of biotechnology and has committed considerable long-term funding to research and development.

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