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Canada: Canada Consulting on Revoking MRLs for Three Fungicides
May 24, 2019
Health Canada is proposing the revocation of maximum residue limits (MRL) for three fungicides: Ferbam, Thiram, and Ziram.
Mexico: Mexico Modifies TRQs for Five Agricultural Products
January 24, 2018
On December 26, 2017, the Secretariat of Economy (SE) published in Mexico’s Federal Register (“Diario Oficial” – DOF) three announcements modifying tariff rate quotas (TRQs) for five products.
Ecuador: Ecuador Rolls Out New Protectionist Customs Control Service Fees
December 4, 2017
The Government of Ecuador has announced several new trade measures that, while framed as a way to curb smuggling and tax fraud, also appear to be protectionist in nature.
Growing Opportunities for U.S. Agricultural Exports in India
October 11, 2017
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.
U.S. Agricultural Export Opportunities in Brazil
September 1, 2017
Brazil’s consumers have a budding appetite for higher-value food products as the country’s economy recovers from a historic recession and its middle class grows.
Venezuela: Temporary Zero Tariffs for Agricultural Products and Live Animals
November 11, 2016
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...
Brazil: Agriculture Minister Optimizes Trade Opportunities
August 6, 2015
Minister of Agriculture Kátia Abreu discussed expanding beef, poultry, dairy, fruit, and wheat trade with Russia, Myanmar, Japan, South Africa, and Argentina.
Central America and the Caribbean: Prospects for U.S. Agricultural Exports
March 30, 2015
Central America and the Caribbean, with their close geographical and economic ties to the United States, have always been an important market for U.S. agricultural exports.
U.S. and Mexico: Broad and Deep Agricultural Trade Relationship
March 13, 2014
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.
Mexico: Fresh Deciduous Fruit Annual
November 28, 2013
The U.S. remains the leading provider of deciduous fruit to Mexico, as local production is not sufficient to address domestic demand.
Ecuador: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual 2013
November 20, 2013
Although Ecuador maintains a number of anti-biotech laws and regulations, there is minimal enforcement, and trade in cotton and soybean products continues.
Guatemala: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual
July 24, 2013
Guatemala, at present, allows the importation of genetically engineered (GE) agricultural and food products, but has not approved the use of GE plants for agricultural production.
Honduras: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual
July 15, 2013
Honduras is the only country in Central America that allows commercial production and field trials of agricultural biotech crops.
Costa Rica: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual
July 11, 2013
Recent high-profile activism against biotechnology has created uncertainty among those involved in production and research of biotechnology products in Costa Rica.