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Analysts: Mexico’s corn policy could expand ‘premium’ non-GE market

May 8, 2024 at 2:33 PM
Mexico’s restrictions on genetically engineered corn offer expanded market opportunities for “premium” non-GE corn, according to analysts who say Washington’s trade claims about those policies overlook potential benefits to producers willing to meet that demand. The U.S. last year launched a dispute under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement over a decree issued by Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador that banned the use of genetically modified corn to make tortillas and dough and called for it to be phased out from other...

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