Serbia: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   RB2023-0005
After over a decade, Serbia still has not implemented changes to its “Law on Genetically Engineered Organisms (GEOs),” which was adopted in 2009. Even though Serbia prepared an amended “Law on GEOs” in 2018, changes to this are not on the list of possible adoptions created by the current Serbian Government. The law strictly prohibits importing, producing or commercially growing genetically engineered crops. The current law does not conform to European Union (EU) regulations or the World Trade Organization (WTO) Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) agreement. To become a member of the EU and the WTO, Serbia needs to amend the current law.

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