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Mexico to cut share of refined sugar sent to U.S., minister says
June 6, 2017 / 11:41 AM / 6 months ago

Mexico to cut share of refined sugar sent to U.S., minister says

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico will reduce the proportion of refined sugar it can export to the United States to 30 percent under a new agreement likely to be announced later today, Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Mexican radio on Tuesday.

A worker looks to sacks filled with sugar at Emiliano Zapata sugar mill in Zacatepec de Hidalgo, in Morelos state, Mexico, March 7, 2015. Picture taken on March 7, 2015. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Currently, the proportion of refined sugar exports from total sugar exports Mexico can send to the United States is 53 percent.

Reporting by Dave Graham

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