U.S., Mexico to make statement on sugar export issues -statement

WASHINGTON, June 6 (Reuters) - U.S. and Mexican economic officials will make a statement on Mexican sugar export issues in a news conference on Thursday afternoon, the U.S. Department of Commerce said in a statement.

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Mexican Minister of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo will make the announcement at 1:45 p.m. (1745 GMT) at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, the department said.

(Reporting by Susan Heavey and Doina Chiacu; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)