Mexico says it won't modify decree on GM corn ahead of USMCA panel  | Reuters News Agency

Mexico says it won’t modify decree on GM corn ahead of USMCA panel 

Mexican economy minister, Raquel Buenrostro, exclusively told Reuters that the country won’t make any further changes to a decree on genetically modified (GM) corn ahead of a dispute settlement panel requested by the United States through the USMCA trade pact. 

Market Impact

Tortillas in Mexico are made with non-transgenic white corn, in which it is self-sufficient, but the country imports corn worth around $5 billion annually from the United States, most of it yellow GM grain for livestock feed. 

Article Tags
Topics of Interest: Economy
Type: Reuters Best
Sectors: Commodities & Energy
Regions: Americas
Countries: MexicoUS
Win Types: Exclusivity
Story Types: Exclusive / Scoop
Media Types: Text
Customer Impact: Important Regional Story
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