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South Korea: 2021 Rice Production Update

On November 15, 2021, Statistics Korea (KOSTAT) released a revised 2021 rice production estimate of 3.882 million metric tons (MMT), up an additional 1.6 percentage points from the initial rice production estimate in early September and up 10.7 percent from the previous year.
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New Zealand: Exporter Guide

New Zealand is an important market in the Pacific for U.S. agricultural products. In 2020, despite logistical and other challenges as a result of COVID-19, New Zealand’s imports continued strong and included US$ 575 million of U.S. agricultural products.
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South Korea: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Korea is in the process of revising its existing Living Modified Organism (LMO) Act to cover products of innovative biotechnologies, including genome edited products.
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China: China Issues Draft Standard on Nut and Seed Food

The State Administration for Market Regulation issued a revised draft of the General Standard for Nut and Seed Food for domestic comment.
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Burma: Rice Trade - Monthly

Post forecasts higher Burma’s rice export in November in anticipation of active demand from China and EU countries during harvest of the new crop.
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Burma: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

There are no significant developments to convey since the previous report from October 2020. Although Burma (also called Myanmar) does not yet have a comprehensive biosafety legislation, the final version of the National Biosafety Framework and Biosafety Guidelines are completed and pending approval.
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Australia: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The Australian federal government is supportive of biotechnology and has committed considerable long-term funding to research and development.
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Japan: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

This report provides the latest status of consumption, regulation, public perception, research, development, production, and use of agricultural biotechnology in Japan.
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New Zealand: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

There have been no recent significant official changes to the genetically engineered (GE) policies established by the New Zealand government.
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Thailand: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has yet to send the draft Biodiversity Law, which includes biosafety regulations covering research, field trial, and commercialization for genetically engineered plant, animal, and microorganisms, to the Cabinet for approval.
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Vietnam: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

In 2021, Vietnam completed its approvals for the outstanding product applications for food and feed import. Vietnam continues to benefit from biotech corn as a sustainable tool in the fight against fall army worm (FAW) and increased the production area to more than one hundred thousand hectares (ha) in 2020/2021.
Hong Kong traders complain about ongoing issues with global shipping logistics and resulting disruptions on supply chains.