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USTR pushing Mexico on biotech, still formulating China plan

The Biden administration is not letting up pressure on Mexico to resume its approvals of genetically modified crops and is continuing to formulate its next steps in addressing the precarious trade relationship with China, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai told Agri-Pulse in a wide-ranging interview Wednesday.
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Unrest in Cuba shakes up ag trade outlook

Public protests in communist Cuba are rare, so when people recently took to the streets to demonstrate in protest against the government, the world took notice and America’s ag sector is still weighing the implications for trade between the two countries.
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US chicken exports to China soar

U.S. poultry has only regained access to the Chinese chicken market for about a year and a half, but trade is booming and the U.S. was the number-one supplier to China in the last two months of 2020.
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Biotech group calls for US enforcement action on Mexico

The U.S. needs to take enforcement action under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement to address Mexico’s continued refusal to approve genetically modified crop traits and counter Mexico’s threat to ban GMO corn from the human food supply, Biotechnology Innovation Organization President and CEO Michelle McMurry-Heath told lawmakers Tuesday.
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