USDA Under Secretary Alexis Taylor and USTR Chief Agricultural Negotiator Doug McKalip met with Mexican officials regarding the presidential decree to phase out the use and importation of genetically engineered corn and other products.
Private exporters reported the following sales activity to USDA: 150,000 MT of corn for delivery to Colombia during the 22/23 MY; and 119,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to unknown destinations during the 22/23 MY.
Private exporters reported the following sales activity: 132,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to unknown destinations during MY 2022/2023 and 112,000 MT of corn for delivery to Mexico - 89,600 MT during MY 2022/2023 and 22,400 MT during MY 2023/2024.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U,.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai released the following statement after meeting with a delegation of senior Mexican Government officials in Washington, D.C.