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Sugar TRQ Holders Fight Back Against Australian TPP Access Demands

September 08, 2015 at 1:22 PM
A coalition of countries that export sugar to the United States is warning U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman that the U.S. may violate World Trade Organization commitments, a bilateral deal with Mexico, and U.S. domestic law if it concedes future growth in the U.S. sugar market mainly to Australia through the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). In a letter sent to Froman Monday (Sept. 7), the International Sugar Trade Coalition (ISTC) pushed back against a proposal by the Australian sugar industry for...

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