Transgenic corn places Mexico in the anteroom of a panel of controversies under the TMEC
For the United States, the changes that Mexico proposed to the decree that prohibits the import of trangenicos corn are insufficient and it has once again threatened to take the issue to a panel of controversies, via the TMEC, to stop the initiative of President López Obrador. The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has reported in writing this week that there is “serious concern” about the approach suggested by Mexico and the threat posed by the disruption of billions of dollars in bilateral agricultural trade. The US threat is supported by figures: Mexico is its main buyer of transgenic corn, with more than 16 million tons per year.
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