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Fri Aug 8, 2014 06:09 PM CDT

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


U.S. STILL CONSIDERING CASES TO REDUCE MEXICO SUGAR IMPORTS

The Department of Commerce (DOC) is continuing its investigation of dumping and countervailing duty petitions regarding sugar imports from Mexico filed by the American Sugar Coalition and its individual members. The phased-in free trade in sweeteners between the United States and Mexico became effective in 2008 under provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement. That, in theory, should allow the unrestricted, unlimited movement of sweeteners across the border.

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