On June 29, 2022, the European Commission (EC) approved one genetically engineered (GE) crop (maize) for food and animal feed. The authorization was published in the European Union’s Official Journal on July 1, 2022 and remains valid for 10 years.
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Japan: TRQ Allocation Rates for FTAs in JFY 2021

The U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA), which entered into force on January 1, 2020, improved market access for U.S. products through the creation of tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) for food wheat, wheat products, malt, processed cheese, whey, glucose and fructose, potato starch, corn starch, and inulin.
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Guatemala: CAFTA-DR Tariff Line Classification Issue

On December 18, 2020 the Guatemalan Ministry of Economy officially adopted the 6th Amendment of the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding Systems (HS) for international trade...
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Japan: Exporter Guide

Japan is the fourth largest market for U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products. The total Japanese food and beverage market was valued at an estimated $788 billion in 2019...
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Morocco: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

The hotel, restaurant and institutional industry (HRI) experienced an unprecedented shutdown due to State of Health Emergency measures related to COVID-19.
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Japan: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

Following eight consecutive years of growth, Japan’s hotel, restaurant and institutional (HRI) foodservice industry achieved record sales of JP¥33,318 billion (US$305.7 billion) in 2019.
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Japan: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

This report lists major export certificates required by the Japanese government to export food and agricultural products from the United States to Japan.
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Japan: FAIRS Country Report

This report is an overview and update of Japan’s food and agricultural import regulations and standards (FAIRS).
This report consolidates China’s previous announcements of additional tariffs on U.S. agriculture, fish, and wood products and information concerning the Chinese government exclusion process...
A more flexible certification of origin process under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement will take effect when the agreement enters into force on July 1, 2020.
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Japan: USJTA Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures

The United States-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA) entered into force on January 1, 2020. Nearly 90 percent of U.S. food and agricultural products imported into Japan are now duty free or receive....
The U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA) entered into force on January 1, 2020.