US, Mexico Clinch "Agreement in Principle" On Sugar Trade

June 8, 2017

Economic officials from the US and Mexico announced on Tuesday 6 June that they had reached a draft deal to prevent trade remedies planned by Washington on imported Mexican sugar, capping a prolonged series of talks between the two sides. At issue were two existing "suspension agreements" dating back to late 2014 that put on hold anti-dumping and countervailing duties that would otherwise have been applied to imported Mexican sugar. 

 

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Topics: AGRICULTURE

Agreements: NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (NAFTA)

Regions: CANADA MEXICO UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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