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2018 International Sweetener Colloquium

The Colloquium has long been considered the industry’s premier meeting. This annual event provides a unique opportunity for key players from all sectors to discuss the most pressing issues facing the global sweetener industry. The Colloquium will be held from February 11-14, 2018, at The Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes in Orlando, FL.            …

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A sweet idea: Shaheen attacks sugar subsidies (Editorial)

Give Sen. Jeanne Shaheen points for persistence. Her Senate colleagues have shown little appetite for eliminating subsidies to the sugar industry, but she keeps trying. Shaheen has once again joined with Pennsylvania Republican Pat Toomey to introduce legislation cutting back the complicated and costly federal programs that not only drain the federal treasury, but provide…

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Determination of Trade Surplus in Certain Sugar and Syrup Goods and Sugar-Containing Products of Chile, Morocco, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru, Colombia, and Panama

In accordance with the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is providing notice of its determination of the trade surplus in certain sugar and syrup goods and sugar-containing products of Chile, Morocco, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru, Colombia and Panama. The level…

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USDA Announces Commodity Credit Corporation Lending Rates for October 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Commodity Credit Corporation today announced interest rates for October 2017.  The Commodity Credit Corporation borrowing rate-based charge for October is 1.250 percent, unchanged from 1.250 percent in September. The interest rate for crop year commodity loans less than one year disbursed during October is 2.250 percent, unchanged from 2.250 percent…

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