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June 14, 2017
United States, Mexico finalize sugar trade deal
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Commerce has finalized terms of a closely watched sugar trade pact with Mexico, sources familiar with the...
June 14, 2017 - 2:55pm
June 7, 2017
Producers 'cautiously optimistic' about sugar deal with Mexico
MANVEL, N.D.—Ag producers in the Red River Valley are "cautiously optimistic" about an agreement limiting U.S. imports of Mexican sugar,...
June 7, 2017 - 8:08pm
June 6, 2017
U.S., Mexico reach sugar pact without backing from U.S. producers
WASHINGTON - The U.S. and Mexican governments reached a new agreement to significantly shift their sugar trade mix, but U.S. sugar producers...
June 6, 2017 - 3:29pm
March 10, 2017
U.S., Mexico launch new round of negotiations on sugar trade
WASHINGTON -- The United States and Mexico will launch a new round of negotiations to resolve a years-long trade dispute over Mexico's sugar...
March 10, 2017 - 4:26pm
March 7, 2017
Mexico cancels sugar export permits to U.S. in trade dispute
MEXICO CITY -- Mexico has canceled existing sugar export permits to the United States in a dispute over the pace of shipments, according to a...
March 7, 2017 - 2:16pm
September 1, 2016
Heitkamp: Feds watching Mexican liquid sugar trade
CHAFFEE, N.D. — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., said the U.S. sugar program faces vocal opposition moving forward into the next farm bill,...
September 1, 2016 - 11:33am
August 19, 2016
U.S. corn syrup makers seek record prices even as sugar finds more favor
CHICAGO—All four of the major U.S. corn syrup makers are raising prices, letters to customers seen by Reuters show, despite a years of...
August 19, 2016 - 7:30am
June 10, 2016
Vermont’s labeling law could devastate sugar beet industry, coalition argues
ST. PAUL — A Vermont law could kill western Minnesota’s sugar beet industry, a farmer warns. “It probably would wreck the Red River Valley,” President Karolyn Zurn of Minnesota Agriwomen told reporters on a Friday conference call. The unusual connection between a Vermont...
June 10, 2016 - 11:13pm
November 4, 2015
Sugar, corn syrup face off over ‘natural’ claims
LOS ANGELES — Corn refiners cannot “make stuff up” and claim that high fructose corn syrup is the equivalent of sugar, an attorney for...
November 4, 2015 - 11:49pm
October 21, 2015
International Trade Commission votes in favor of U.S. sugar producers in dispute with Mexico
MOORHEAD — Sugar producers in the Red River Valley cheered Tuesday as the International Trade Commission in Washington, D.C., unanimously voted in favor of the suspension agreements placed on Mexican sugar imports.
October 21, 2015 - 12:37am
April 6, 2015
U.S. sugar’s win in Mexico
FARGO, N.D. — A solution to Mexican sugar inputs is going to mean better things looking ahead for the region’s sugar beets, but numerous...
April 6, 2015 - 8:38pm
December 29, 2014
U.S., Mexico reach deal to suspend sugar anti-dumping, countervailing duty cases
FARGO, N.D. — The U.S. Department of Commerce has reached an agreement with the Mexican government and sugar producers to suspend the anti-dumping and countervailing duty cases against Mexican sugar imports. The deal is causing cautious optimism among sugar producers and criticism...
December 29, 2014 - 9:58pm
December 22, 2014
Mexico to cease sugar flood
FARGO — The U.S. Department of Commerce has reached an agreement with the Mexican government and sugar producers that would prevent Mexico from flooding the U.S. market with cheap sugar. The deal is causing cautious optimism among sugar producers and criticism from sugar users. American...
December 22, 2014 - 10:19pm
October 30, 2014
U.S., Mexico reach sugar agreement
FARGO, N.D. — The American Sugar Alliance has praised the tentative agreement between the Mexican and U.S. governments to place limits on Mexican...
October 30, 2014 - 11:26pm