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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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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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Colombia: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

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

On April 30, 2008, El Salvador abolished Article 30 of the Planting Seed Law that required imported seeds to have a phytosanitary certificate with an additional declaration stating that the seeds....
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South Africa: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Although the production area of Genetically Engineered (GE) crops in South Africa decreased in 2015 to approximately 2.3 million hectares, from 2.9 million hectares in 2014, due to a severe drought...
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El Salvador: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Even though there is no legal impediment to use of biotechnology, and genetically engineered (GE) corn field trials have been successfully completed, El Salvador's Ministry of Environment has still...
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Guatemala: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Guatemala does not allow commercialization of genetically engineered (GE) plants. There is a “de facto moratorium” in place.
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.