NEWS
Mexican Sugar Hit With Duty
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Wed Aug 27, 2014 07:20 AM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- In a victory for U.S. sugar growers, the Commerce Department ruled Tuesday that the Mexican government has been subsidizing sugar exported to the United States, and issued a preliminary ruling that the United States will impose countervailing duties on Mexican sugar.

"As a result of this preliminary ruling, a duty deposit will be collected on sugar imports from Mexico until the U.S. government can complete its investigation and make a final determination in the case," The American Sugar Alliance said in a statement.

A 17.01% duty deposit will be imposed on sugar imported from mills operated by ...

Quick View
  • Dealing with Diplodia After the latest spate of wet, cool weather in parts of the Midwest, plant pathologists are urgin...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
Related News Stories
Ag Policy Blog
Vilsack on Future of Farming
Kansas Points Out CWA Flaws
Washington Insider -- Thursday
Washington Insider -- Wednesday
Ag Policy Blog
Sustainable Fertilizer Work
Todd's Take
Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Ag Policy Blog