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Incoming Mexican ag chief: Mexico’s corn imports likely to continue at scale

July 2, 2024 at 7:25 PM
The incoming Mexican administration will continue its predecessor’s efforts to increase production of non-genetically engineered yellow corn but is not aiming to phase out yellow corn imports in the next six years, Mexico’s next agriculture minister said, suggesting those imports – the bulk of which comes from the U.S. – would continue at scale. Julio Berdegué Sacristán, tapped by Mexican President-elect Claudia Sheinbaum to lead the country’s agriculture ministry, told Reuters that the Sheinbaum administration wants to increase Mexico’s production...

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