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Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Aug 19, 2014 12:30 PM CDT

Malaysian trade officials announced recently the country will not permanently exempt imports of U.S. dried distillers grains with solubles and corn gluten meal from its new regulations for agricultural commodities, according to an article by the Council (http://bit.ly/…).

Malaysia recently instituted more stringent sanitary, phytosanitary and inspection regulations that applied to all countries of origin, including the U.S. The regulations would have forced U.S. shipments of DDGS and CGM to be fumigated at the port of origin in order to meet strict phytosanitary certification.

After the new regulations threatened to disrupt trade and possibly impose unnecessary costs on ...

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