AGRIBUSINESS: U.S. Corn Rejected, Ukraine Fills Gap
Chinese officials say a total of 601,000 MT of U.S. genetically modified corn and corn-derived products were rejected by China in 2013. China's government continues to screen U.S. corn and dried distillers grains for the currently unapproved insect resistant MIR-162 gene. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports from December 18th through December 26th, net corn sales to China from the U.S. dropped by 116,000 MT from the previous week.