The Sweetener Users Association (SUA) wishes to reiterate our strong recommendation that the U.S. Department of Agriculture act expeditiously to increase supplies of sugar available in the domestic market through an increase in the Export Limit for Mexico, an increase in the raw sugar tariff-rate quota (TRQ), or a combination; and by working with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative to reallocate quantities within the current TRQ. These actions are needed because current market conditions are harming American businesses, workers and consumers and encouraging the offshore sourcing of both sugar and sugar-containing products.


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