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McKalip: USTR expects corn dispute to be resolved by mid-2024

August 21, 2023 at 5:54 PM
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative expects a U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement dispute over Mexico’s biotechnology policies on corn to be “concluded early to mid-2024” based on the timelines of past disputes, according to Chief Agricultural Negotiator Doug McKalip. USTR last week called for a USMCA dispute settlement panel to adjudicate the legality of Mexico’s ban on the use of biotech corn in products designated for human consumption and in animal feed, contending that “Mexico’s measures are not based on science...

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