U.S. sugar industry reaffirms support of WTO. (News Briefs).
He said concessions on access for sugar from CAFTA or FTAA countries would have disastrous effects not only on domestic producers but for our foreign suppliers, as well, if the American market is destroyed. The U.S. imports sugar from 41 different countries, paying the foreign farmers the same prices that American farmers get for their sugar. Sugar exports from all FTAA countries are more than 15 million tons a year, 50 percent higher than the United States total consumption.
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|Publication:||Food & Drink Weekly|
|Date:||May 26, 2003|
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