China Approves Five GM Crop Varieties During Trade Talks

China Approves Five GM Crop Varieties During Trade Talks

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January 8, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn (RFD-TV) The U.S. can now export five more genetically modified crops to China. The move comes during day two of face-to-face trade talks in Beijing. Reuters reports the new approvals are the first in about 18 months and two of the products have been “on hold” for six years. They include two soybean, two canola, and one corn variety. A Chinese representative says while the authorizations were already in the system, the “timing” was a “goodwill gesture” toward resolving trade issues.

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