• Mexico Trade Stoppage Averted

    Jan 04, 2016
    MEXICALI, MEXICO -- On December 14, 2015, USA Rice was notified that U.S. rice exporters were having their bagged rice shipments blocked by Mexican authorities here at this important west coast crossing point with Calexico, California. The Government of Mexico (GOM) had, overnight, changed inspection regulations on how railroads and GOM phytosanitary inspection officials cleared bagged commodities, resulting in a stoppage of bagged rice exports.
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