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Washington Insider -- Monday
Mon May 12, 2014 05:51 AM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

US ITC Determines Mexican Sugar Imports Harm US Producers

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) determined in a preliminary finding that sugar imports from Mexico harm U.S. producers, a notice on agency’s website says. The Commerce Department is due to issue a preliminary countervailing duty determination by June 23, with a final decision due Sept. 4.

ITC’s preliminary determination, by 5-0 vote, paves the way for the U.S. Commerce Department to continue with its antidumping and countervailing duty investigations. Commerce initiated ...

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