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Trump signs biotechnology order directing USTR to work on lowering trade barriers

June 11, 2019 at 7:48 PM
President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order crafted to make it easier for U.S. agricultural producers to access “new and innovative biotechnologies,” ordering the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative to identify ways to lower trade barriers the administration says are hampering U.S. exporters. The executive order on “modernizing the regulatory framework for agricultural biotechnology products” includes language directing USTR to develop, within 120 days, “an international strategy to remove unjustified trade barriers and expand markets for products of...

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