Mexico: Mexican Organic Production and Trade

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   MX2024-0030
Trade in organic products between the United States and Mexico is flourishing, reaching record highs in 2023. The top five organic exports from the United States to Mexico in 2023 were apples, pears, grapes, spinach, and lettuce. Mexico's top five organic exports to the United States in 2023 were avocados, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and tomatoes. Mexico prioritizes selling its organic products to the United States and Canadian markets due to closer proximity and efficient transportation channels, despite having numerous free trade agreements with other countries.

Related Reports

Hong Kong classifies ground meat as prohibited meat under its food legislation. Importers are required to secure a permit from Hong Kong authorities to allow the entry of U.S. meat shipments prior to arrival at Hong Kong’s port.
On June 28, 2024, the Turkish government published biosafety decisions reapproving the import of seven genetically engineered (GE) corn events for feed (Bt11, DAS1507, DAS59122, NK603, GA21, MON89034, MON88017) which had expired, and provided new approvals for three enzymes produced from GE-Aspergillius oryzae for industrial purposes.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: New Policies for Foreign Ag Labor in Japan

With the aging of the population and the decline in the number of people in rural areas, securing labor in the field of agriculture has become more challenging in Japan.