U.S. Officials Stress ‘Grave Concerns’ to Mexico Over GMO Corn Jan 24, 2023

    🕔Jan 24, 2023
    USDA Undersecretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Services Alexis Taylor and U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Chief Ag Negotiator Doug McKalip were in Mexico Monday for meetings with officials. The conversation […]

    Rice Market Update – Mexico’s Rice Market in Transition Dec 14, 2022

    🕔Dec 14, 2022
    The strong value of the dollar continues to be a leading factor contributing to the dismal export situation for U.S. long-grain rice. While the increased price of rice makes sense to […]

    Mexico Signals New Decree is Coming for GMO Corn Imports Dec 8, 2022

    🕔Dec 8, 2022
    Mexico economy minister signals new decree coming for GMO imports; U.S. meeting could happen next week. Mexican Secretary of Economy Raquel Buenrostro told reporters in Mexico Wednesday the decree to […]

    House Moves on Rail Dispute, as U.S. and Mexico “Tangle” on GMO Corn Dec 1, 2022

    🕔Dec 1, 2022
    Lauren Kaori Gurley and Liz Goodwin reported on the front page of today’s Washington Post that, “The House voted Wednesday to force a deal between freight rail carriers and unions, blocking a potential […]

    What You Need to Know About Vilsack’s GMO Corn Conversation in Mexico Nov 29, 2022

    🕔Nov 29, 2022
    USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack traveled to Mexico on Monday to meet with Mexican President Andres Manuel López Obrador to discuss genetically modified corn. Vilsack said the meetings provided “a venue […]

    Global Markets: Rice – Rising Competition in Core U.S. Market, Mexico Oct 12, 2022

    🕔Oct 12, 2022
    Mexico has diversified its suppliers in 2022, causing U.S. market share to plummet. The United States has accounted for less than half of rice exports to Mexico during the first […]

    Global Markets: Rice – Mexico Slashes Paddy Tariff to Diversify Suppliers Jun 21, 2022

    🕔Jun 21, 2022
    On May 16, the Mexican government announced an effort to combat food price inflation with the elimination of import duties on a range of commodities for 1 year, including paddy […]

    Rice Market: Mexico Removes Duty on U.S. Competitors May 25, 2022

    🕔May 25, 2022
    Last week, Mexican President López Obrador announced a series of measures to help soften the impact of inflation on Mexico’s economy, including a one-year suspension of import tariffs for 66 […]

    Ag Trade: China’s Soy Imports Slump, U.S. Pork Exports to Mexico Show Promise Nov 23, 2021

    🕔Nov 23, 2021
    Reuters writers Hallie Gu, Cheng Leng and Shivani Singh reported recently that, “China’s October soybean imports from the United States fell sharply from the previous year, customs data showed on Sunday, […]

    Global Markets: Coarse Grains – U.S. Corn Exports to Peru Down Again Oct 15, 2021

    🕔Oct 15, 2021
    U.S. exports of corn to Peru look poised to perform very similarly to last year, having lost substantial market share to Argentina in recent years despite trade advantages gained by […]


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