ANNOUNCEMENT 08 Jan 2019
January 8th, 2019 - China approved several GM crops for import into the country.
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PRC Ministry of Agriculture, January 8th, 2019. (2018年农业转基因生物安全证书批准清单)
On January 8th, 2019, the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture announced approval for import of five new varieties of genetically modified (GM) seeds.
The Ministry stated that the approval was spurred by US-China trade negotiations, which were occurring at the same time.
The approved crops are: