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New USDA Sugar Data Raise Suspicions Mexico Deal Is Being Violated

August 6, 2015 at 8:07 PM
SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. - New data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) show large volumes of sugar for direct consumption entering the United States from Mexico, raising questions about whether a portion of it may have been fraudulently declared as raw sugar at the border in order to be imported at a lower price. If that is the case, as some U.S. sugar industry sources suspect, that would be in violation of the suspension agreement reached in December...

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