Washington Insider --Tuesday
Tue Jul 29, 2014 06:11 AM CDT

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

US Sugar Group: Mexican Export Subsidies Injuring US Producers

US sugar producers have filed new subsidy allegations in their countervailing duty case against Mexico’s sugar industry, including “evidence that export subsidies are fueling a flood of Mexican sugar shipments and injuring US sugar farmers and processors.”

The new allegations, filed on July 24 with the US Department of Commerce (DOC), detailed two components of a subsidy meant to support Mexican sugar mills and facilitate exports.

First, according to the American Sugar ...

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