Malaysia: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)

There have not been any significant developments since last year’s 2016 report: 1) no genetically engineered (GE) crops have ever been approved for planting; 2) GE papaya research approved in 2013 is still only for confined trials; 3) as of August 2017, 29 events of which 4 are cotton, 1 rapeseed, 15 maize and 9 soybean events were approved for import and market release; 4) GE labeling guidelines are not enforced; and 5) there has not been any progress on release of GE mosquitos.

Malaysia: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

 

Related Reports

In January 2024, the Israeli Ministry of Health’s National Food Services found that cultivated beef is “safe for human consumption.”
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Kazakhstan: Grain and Feed Update

Marketing year 2023/2024 wheat production is expected to drop sharply to around three-quarters of last year’s level as a result of the June drought and excessive rains in the fall of 2023 that affected Kazakhstan’s major grain producing Northern region.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

China: Revised Draft Oil Seed Standard Notified

On February 12, 2024, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) notified the National Standard for Seed of Economic Crops – Part 2: Oil Species (Draft) to the World Trade Organization (WTO).