North Asia
Biotechnology

China Gives Greenlight to Genetically Modified U.S. Soybean Varieties

Rob HatchettJan 9, 2019

According to an announcement made on China’s agriculture ministry’s website, five new varieties of genetically modified (GM) seeds have been approved for shipment to China…

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China State Buyers Return to U.S. Soybean Market as Trade Talks Continue

Rob HatchettJan 3, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) daily export sales reporting system has confirmed recent rumors that top soybean buyer China had secured almost 3 million…

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Reliable Supply and Quality Drive North Asian Preference for U.S. Soy

Zhang XiaopingJun 3, 2018

As the largest global consumer of soy per capita, North Asia is a steady user of U.S. soybeans, from animal feed to food-grade products. Newer…

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Forging Friendships to Build Demand for U.S. Soy

Nayeli VilanovaMay 15, 2018

Minnesota Farmer Hosts International Customers Joel Schreurs has been an active member of the Minnesota Soybean Association and the American Soybean Association (ASA) for more…

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U.S. Soy’s Long-Term Relationships in North Asia are Integral to Partnership

Lisa HumphreysApr 17, 2018

The U.S. Soybean Export Council’s (USSEC) North Asia region is comprised of China, Japan, Taiwan, and Korea and is home to 1.5 billion consumers and…

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U.S. Soy Responds to Proposed China Tariff

Lisa HumphreysApr 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS (April 4, 2018) – In response to today’s announcement that China is proposing to tax U.S. soybean imports by 25 percent, according to the…