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Pakistan: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Although biotechnology laws (i.e., Pakistan Biosafety Rules of 2005, Seed Amendment Act 2015 and Plant Breeders Rights Act 2018, etc.) exist in Pakistan, the rules and administrative processes....
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.
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China: China Announces Increases to Additional Tariffs

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....
The Department of Agriculture made changes to the process for registering new plant varieties.
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Pakistan: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Pakistan continues to make significant progress towards implementing a full-fledged biotechnology and seed regulatory structure that is expected to facilitate the introduction of new seed....
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Costa Rica: Food Processing Ingredients

Costa Rican food processors and consumers trust and value food products that include U.S. raw materials and ingredients. Demand for quality ingredients has been steadily increasing...
On October 27, 2016, the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (GBRV) temporarily (one year) eliminated import tariffs and value added taxes for scarce agricultural products...
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.
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Honduras: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Honduras is the only country in Central America that allows commercial production and field trials of agricultural biotech crops.
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Costa Rica: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Recent high-profile activism against biotechnology has created uncertainty among those involved in production and research of biotechnology products in Costa Rica.