An American business group appealed to China to ease import restrictions on agricultural goods including genetically modified seeds and other biotechnology, highlighting complaints Beijing blocks market access despite its vocal support for free trade.
The first two discussions between representatives from the U.S., Canada and Mexico on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) yielded little to no resolution on major issues that affect agriculture. Read moreRead More »
Dangote Group, controlled by Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, plans to invest $3.8 billion in sugar and rice and $800 million in dairy production in the next three years as the company seeks to expand and deal with a shortage of dollars in its home market of Nigeria. Read moreRead More »