U.S. Wants Science From Mexico on GMO Corn Ban
Market Screener says the response will help the agency decide the next steps to resolve the long-running disagreement over Mexico’s biotechnology policies when it comes to agriculture. The next steps could include escalating the dispute settlement process under the USMCA.
Doug McKalip, the new agriculture trade boss in the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office says Mexico rejected 14 agricultural product traits that were submitted to them, and they didn’t provide any justification.
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative says the next steps could include escalating the dispute settlement process under the USMCA which organizations like the National Corn Growers Association support if a resolution can’t be worked out otherwise.