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Japan: USJTA Treatment for Coarse Grains

This is one in a series of reports providing concise overviews of how the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA), which entered into force on January 1, 2020, affects certain product groups.
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Costa Rica: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Transgenic seed varieties have been grown in Costa Rica since 1992 with all seeds being exported to other countries.
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.
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Colombia: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Colombia remains open to the adoption of biotech-derived commodities and innovative technologies.
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Peru: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Peru's 10-year moratorium on genetically engineered (GE) crops and zero tolerance for GE events is scheduled to expire in 2021.
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Russia: New Food Security Doctrine Adopted

On January 21, 2020, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a new Food Security Doctrine for Russia to replace the Doctrine adopted in 2010.
On August 23, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced new tariffs on certain U.S. products, valued at $75 billion USD.
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....
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Algeria: Trade Policy Update

The Government of Algeria (GoA) introduced a temporary additional safeguard duty (DAPs) to replace the import ban established in January 2018.
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Morocco: Technical Regulation on Seed Potatoes

This report contains the unofficial translation of the technical regulation on production, testing, packaging and certification of seed potatoes.
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Morocco: Phytosanitary Control for Seed Potatoes

This report contains the unofficial translation of the phytosanitary control procedures for seed potato imports.
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India: 2018 Cotton Seed and Trait Price Controls

In an extraordinary measure through the Gazette of India, the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare published a notification on March 12, 2018, fixing the maximum sale price for cotton seed....