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Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Aug 5, 2014 12:44 PM CDT

The recent trade issues with China have resulted in headaches for ethanol producers, but have turned into a great opportunity for livestock producers to take advantage of lower-priced dried distillers grains.

China recently announced they will require that all shipments of U.S.-produced DDG landing in their ports be accompanied by official certificates guaranteeing the shipments are free of the MIR 162 GMO corn trait. Since such certification does not exist and the U.S. is unlikely to agree to the demand, DDG trade with China has virtually ceased. With the loss of trade with a country that was previously the biggest ...

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