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US to open borders to more sugar imports

There won’t likely be enough sugar in the U.S. market to comfortably supply all the bakers, candy makers and food manufacturers that need it at a reasonable price, so USDA will soon be announcing a plan to allow for more imports, the department announced Friday.
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Sugar tensions heat up ahead of farm bill

U.S. sugar farmers want to keep restricting the inflow of foreign supplies just as much as sweetener users – think candy and food companies – want to increase imports and push down prices. As a result, friction between the two sides is heating up as Congress prepares to write the next five-year farm bill.
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US, Brazil inch toward free trade agreement

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2017 – The U.S. and Brazil have clashed often in recent years over trade in everything from cotton to beef to ethanol, but the two ag producing powerhouses continue to dance around the prospects of a binding free trade agreement while quietly laying the building blocks for such a pact.

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Mexican growers convince court to ban U.S. potatoes

MEXICO, August 9, 2017 -A Mexican district court judge in Los Mochis ruled last week that the systems approach for U.S. fresh potato imports “lacks scientific basis” and, citing phytosanitary concerns, ordered a continued ban on U.S. potatoes in most of Mexico.
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