23 Jan 2020

GN-2020-016 EU GMO Pipeline for imports - update from 16th December 2019

For information - Please find attached the latest table which gives us an update on current status of pending GMO traits (imports) in the EU published by Europabio. As a reminder: Europabio also publish a product information database which collec... more

22 Jan 2020

GN-2020-012 China approves three GM traits for cultivation

On 21st January, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) announced that two GM corn events and one GM soyabean trait have received biosafety certification after the public consultation closed on 20th January 2020.  The three GM t... more

22 Jan 2020

GN-2020-013 For information – EU regulation on Imports of organic products from Third Countries – changes to control bodies in Annex

Coceral has reported that the EU Commission has published an Implementing regulation (2020/25) with detailed rules for arranging the imports of organic products from third countries and this implementing regulation has an impact for the competent... more

21 Jan 2020

GN-2020-011 US and China Economic and Trade Agreement

On January 15, 2020 (EST), China and the United States signed the Economic and Trade Agreement between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of the United States of America (hereinafter referred to as the "Agreement")... more

17 Jan 2020

GN-2020-009 Ukraine: Parliament adopts the Amendments to the Tax Code which reinstate the VAT refund on soya beans and rape seeds export

On January 16th, the Parliament of Ukraine adopted as a whole the Draft Law No. 1210 “On Amending the Tax Code of Ukraine on Improving Tax Administration, Eliminating Technical and Logical Inconsistencies in Tax Legislation”, which can... more