Since March 1, 2021, the Indian government’s Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has required a mandatory Non-Genetically Modified (GM) and GM-Free status certificate status for the 24 listed crops in its order.
India's 2012 and 2016 labeling requirements for bulk food products will remain in effect until new standards and regulations take effect in November.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

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....
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: USJTA Treatment for Pulses

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.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

India: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

The Indian HRI sector continues to expand as consumers increasingly demand a greater variety of food and beverage products at hotels and restaurants.
On November 2, 2018, the Government of India’s (GOI) Ministry of Finance (MOF) extended the implementation date of an increase in the Basic Custom Duty on several U.S. agricultural products....
On September 17 2018, the Government of India’s (GOI) Ministry of Finance (MOF) extended the implementation date of an increase in the Basic Custom Duty on several U.S. agricultural products....
On August 14, 2018, the Government of India’s Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) notified the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives)....
On August 3, 2018, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) issued a notification delaying the implementation date of tariff increases on several U.S. agricultural products....
Graphic illustrating the top U.S. agricultural exports to India from 2006-2016.
Infographic discussing U.S. agricultural trade to India which topped $1.3 billion in 2016.
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.