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May 30, 2019
The Fall Armyworm (FAW; Spodoptera frugiperda) – a crop-eating pest – first detected in China in January 2019 has now spread across 15 Chinese provinces....
May 17, 2019
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....
May 7, 2019
The Fall Armyworm (FAW; Spodoptera frugiperda) – a crop-eating pest – first detected in China in January 2019 has spread across China’s southern border and currently impacts about 8,500 hectares....
April 1, 2019
In January 2019, China approved five new genetically engineered traits and renewed the bio-safety certificates for 26 traits previously approved.
March 15, 2019
China’s food regulatory regime continues to evolve. In 2017, China issued numerous new regulations and measures to reflect the requirements introduced under the 2015 Food Safety Law.
September 17, 2018
For the first time in a decade, direct flights to the United States from Northeastern China will be possible.
July 12, 2018
This report provides an unofficial translation of Appendix-3 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MARD) Circular 24/2017/TT-BNNPTNT, dated November 15, 2017....
April 4, 2018
On April 4, 2018, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and Ministry of Finance (MOF) separately announced a proposal to levy retaliatory tariffs of 25 percent....
December 19, 2017
Several categories of U.S. food and agricultural exports to South Korea saw significant growth in fiscal year 2017 (Oct/Sept).
January 19, 2017
China is the world’s largest importer of genetically engineered (GE) crops and one of the largest producers of GE cotton in the world, but it has not yet approved any major GE food crops...
December 30, 2016
China is the world’s largest importer of genetically engineered (GE) crops and one of the largest producers of GE cotton in the world, but it has not yet approved any major GE food crops...
December 28, 2016
South China imports of U.S. soybeans continue to climb….Upcoming opportunities for U.S. exporters to meet with South China wine and beer importers, as well as wood importers…
December 20, 2016
The Australian federal government is very supportive of biotechnology and has committed considerable long-term funding to research and development.
December 15, 2016
There are no significant changes to report from the previous submission.
May 30, 2016
G7 Agricultural Ministers Meeting; NAEGA Event Gathers Local Grain Traders in Tokyo; ATO Japan Holds First Food Ingredient Seminar in Tokyo; Natto Competition Award Ceremony
June 1, 2015
New National Pork Board CEO Makes First Visit to Japan; Cotton USA Award 2015; Niigata City Agricultural Special Zone Visit; ATO Tokyo helps highlight White Sorghum in Recipes;
July 15, 2013
China is expected to remain a significant importer of biotech products and may become an exporter of biotechnology in the medium to long term.