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Thursday, December 28, 2023
China grants licences to 26 companies for commercial production of GMO corn and soybeans
China has granted licenses to 26 domestic seed companies, allowing them to produce, distribute, and sell genetically modified corn and soybean seeds in specific provinces, a pivotal step toward the commercial planting of genetically modifie ...
Tuesday, December 12, 2023
China approves 51 GM corn and soybean varieties for commercial production
Chinese authorities have granted approval for the commercial production of 51 genetically modified (GM) corn and soybean varieties, following a three-year trial period during which these crops were planted in selected regions across the cou ...
Monday, August 28, 2023
China to extend GM crop trial across provinces amid food security concerns
China has unveiled plans to expand its trial of genetically modified (GM) corn and soybeans to encompass 20 counties spanning five provinces, as the nation's focus on food security intensifies, South China Morning Post reported.
Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Fonterra to expand premium dairy segment in China
New Zealand-based Fonterra Group has announced plans to expand its presence in China by entering premium categories to meet the demands of health-conscious consumers, China Daily reported.
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
China plans to expand pilot area for GM corn and soybeans
China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs has pledged to expand pilot projects in the country for the industrialisation of genetically modified (GM) corn and soybeans, according to a statement on the ministry's website, Global Times ...
Monday, February 20, 2023
China to plant less than 1% of corn with GMO types this year, say sources
China will likely plant less than 1% of its corn fields with genetically modified varieties this year, said two people familiar with the plans, dashing hopes for a full market launch of the technology in the world's second-largest corn mark ...
Monday, May 2, 2022
China plans to approve Syngenta-developed GMO corn traits
China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said it plans to approve GMO corn traits developed by Syngenta Group, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
China plans to approve more domestic varieties of GMO corn and soy crops
China plans to approve the safety of Beijing Dabeinong Technology Group Co Ltd's genetically modified (GMO) corn variety and GMO soybean, Reuters reported.
Monday, December 21, 2020
China to industrialise biotech breeding, possible step towards commercialising GM crops
China will industrialise biotech breeding as part of its measures to boost food security, indicating that the country could commercialise genetically modified (GM) crops in the future, Reuters reported.
Thursday, June 25, 2020
China's agriculture ministry approves first domestic GM soybean import for livestock feed use
Two genetically modified (GM) soybean varieties have been approved by China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, including one developed by Beijing Dabeinong Technology Group, the first Chinese engineered soybean approved for import ...
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
China issues GM safety certificates for new crop imports
The agriculture ministry of China issued on Tuesday genetically modified (GM) safety certificates for two new varieties of soybean imports, as restrictions on GM crops in the world's biggest grains market further loosen, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
China moves closer to commercialisation of local GM corn, soybean
China's agriculture ministry issued biosafety certificates on Tuesday for domestically grown, genetically modified (GM) corn and soybean traits, paving the way to commercialisation of GM grain in the world's top market, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
China approves import of GM crops
January 9, 2019 China approves import of GM crops Not long after China's state-owned companies was revealed to have bought about 180,000 tonnes of US soybeans on January 7, the country went on approve the import of five genetically modified ...
Saturday, April 16, 2016
China plans to grow GM corn
China plans to push for the commercial cultivation of pest-resistant genetically modified (GM) corn over the next five years.
Friday, March 11, 2016
China will respond against illegal GM cultivations
March 11, 2016 ​China will respond against illegal GM cultivations   China's Ministry of Agriculture will act against any unlawful plantings of genetically modified (GM) crops to ensure the safety of public health. Chinese minister, Han Cha ...

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