After Chinese authorities in December rejected the import of 120.600 tons (5 batches) of GMO maize of the type MIR162, there is a debate about the quality of the 7 million tons of corn which are imported to China every year, and of which COFCO imports about 60 %. China will insist of importing only maize of approved GMO content.

CAS news release, December 24, 2013