On August 17, 2021, the European Commission (EC) approved seven genetically engineered (GE) crops (3 corn, 2 soybean, 1 rapeseed, and 1 cotton) and renewed the authorizations for two corn and one rapeseed crop used for food and animal feed.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

El Salvador: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

There is no legal impediment to the use of biotechnology in El Salvador. Genetically engineered (GE) corn field trials were successfully completed.
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.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Caribbean Basin: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

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....
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....
In January 2019, China approved five new genetically engineered traits and renewed the bio-safety certificates for 26 traits previously approved.
The Department of Agriculture made changes to the process for registering new plant varieties.
International Agricultural Trade Report

Growing Opportunities for U.S. Agricultural Exports in India

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.
On August 2, 2017, the Turkish Government Official Gazette published the Biosafety Board Decisions on genetically engineered feed imports.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Australia: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The Australian federal government is very supportive of biotechnology and has committed considerable long-term funding to research and development.
Turkish Poultry Meat Producers and Breeders Association (Besd-Bir) submitted dossiers to the Biosafety Board to request the approval for dozens of genetically engineered traits for feed use only.
The U.S-Mexico ag trade relationship is broad and deep, with opportunities to further integrate our rural economies while supplying desired products to consumers in both countries year-round.