China’s leadership last year called for a breakthrough in biotechnology and seed production. Photo: Xinhua
China’s leadership last year called for a breakthrough in biotechnology and seed production. Photo: Xinhua

China food security: Beijing signals overhaul of GM crop rules in push for seed industry breakthrough

  • The Ministry of Agriculture has proposed a series of regulatory changes to enhance competitiveness of China’s seed industry
  • Concerns about food supply have heightened over the past 18 months amid coronavirus disruptions and rivalry with the US

Topic |   China food security
China’s leadership last year called for a breakthrough in biotechnology and seed production. Photo: Xinhua
China’s leadership last year called for a breakthrough in biotechnology and seed production. Photo: Xinhua
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