GIC aids clients in navigating complex changes in the US and international regulatory environment that effect the agribusiness and related biotechnology sectors. GIC’s regulatory and policy analysis covers a broad range of topics pertinent to agriculture, including biofuels, climate change policy and carbon emissions, food safety, phytosanitary requirements, trade regulations and restrictions, commercial practices, and government subsidies. Timely insights and pertinent information enables GIC’s clients to understand the potential influence such policy changes will have on their business and develop an appropriate response.

Project Examples

The examples below highlight GIC’s regulatory and policy analysis work.

Ethanol Industry: Market Outlook. Private Client.
GIC assessed the impact of several proposed regulations on the demand for oxygenated fuels.

GMO Labeling in the European Union. Private Client.
This report addresses the regulations, policies, and enforcement labeling requirements of the European Union regarding Genetically Modified Organisms.

India's Soybean Import Policies. American Soybean Association.
GIC assessed India's trade and agricultural policies for soybeans for the American Soybean Association (ASA).

Colombian Corn Import Duty's Impact Study. U.S. Grains Council.
Study for the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) to assess the impact of Colombia's corn import tariff on the potential for growth for the poultry and industrial corn processing sectors in Colombia.

Additional examples available upon request.