Monsanto lobbies with US lawmakers on Indian regulatory issues

Monsanto lobbies with US lawmakers on Indian regulatory issues


Facing roadblocks in India over the sale of its genetically modified products, global seeds giant Monsanto is engaging in hectic lobbying with the US lawmakers to seek their support for its interest in the fast-growing Indian market. The company's registered lobbyist Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has disclosed having being paid more than Rs 1 crore by Monsanto since the last quarter of 2015 for lobbying for "issues relating to the regulation of biotechnology products in India", along with a couple of other specific issues.



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