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  • SAO PAULO, Aug 11- Brazil's center-south region produced 3.41 million tonnes of sugar in the second half of July, the most for a 15- day period, as very dry weather allowed mills to work around the clock in the world's largest cane belt. Sugar production in the period surpassed the previous record in the second half of August 2012, according to cane industry group...

  • Soda tax hits wallets in Chicago

    A new, penny-per-ounce tax on all sweetened, pre-packaged beverages is set to go into effect Wednesday in Cook County.

  • BEIJING/ MANILA, July 20- China's reform of its vast corn sector is spurring a rapid revival of cheaper high-fructose corn syrup, putting it on a collision course with Asian sugar producers in a battle for the lucrative sweetener market. China's producers have also found willing buyers abroad. "HFCS is changing the structure of the sugar industry in China and...

  • NEW DELHI, July 7- India, the world's biggest sugar consumer, is likely to raise import duty on the sweetener to 50 percent from 40 percent in an attempt to restrict cheaper flows of the commodity from overseas, a government official said on Friday. Lower imports by India could put pressure on global prices, but will support local prices that have come under pressure...

  • *India charges 40 percent tax on sugar imports. MUMBAI, June 28- India, the world's biggest sugar consumer, could soon ramp up imports of the sweetener as a sharp drop in global prices and a stronger rupee make overseas purchases viable despite stiff tariffs, industry players said. Rising demand from India, which typically churns out its own sugar to use in...

  • India charges 40- percent tax on sugar imports. MUMBAI, June 28- World No.1 sugar consumer India could be set to ramp up imports of the sweetener as a sharp drop in international prices and a stronger rupee make overseas purchases viable despite stiff duty charges, industry officials said. Increased appetite from India, which typically churns out its own sugar to...

  • US and UK trade is of  'enormous' mutual importance: Liam Fox

    I think there is a common understanding that if we want to get investments we have to create the conditions for investments, says Liam Fox, U.K. International Trade secretary, at the 2017 Select USA Investment Summit.

  • Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross speaks about new tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber from the White House in Washington, April 25, 2017.

    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, and Liam Fox, U.K. International Trade secretary, talks about the 2017 Select USA Investment Summit which promotes and facilitiates business investment in the United States.

  • Wilbur Ross: Here's why companies should invest in the US

    We are lowering taxes, cutting regulations, stimulating the workforce, unleashing our energy resources and redoing trade agreements, says Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, laying out the case for investing in the United States at the 2017 Select USA Investment Summit.

  • COMMERCE SECRETARY ROSS SAYS REFINED SUGAR PRICE INCREASED TO 28 CENTS PER POUND.

  • Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the "agreement in principle" with Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo calls for Mexico to reduce the share of refined sugar in its exports to the United States, while increasing the share of raw sugar. He said Mexico met nearly every request by the U.S. sugar industry to fix problems with a 2014 sugar trade agreement.

  • Mexico is not a backdoor for Chinese imports: Mexico's Guajardo

    Ildefonso Guajardo, Mexico's economy secretary, talks trade and renegotiating term of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

  • *China farm policy evolving rapidly. LONDON, June 6- A sharp fall in global sugar prices poses a threat to U.S. ethanol exports and related demand for corn, Seth Meyer, chairman of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's World Agricultural Outlook Board, said on Tuesday. The United States uses corn to make ethanol while its main competitor Brazil uses sugar cane to...

  • WASHINGTON/ MEXICO CITY, June 5- U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Monday extended the deadline for U.S.- Mexico sugar trade negotiations by 24 hours, and sources on either side of the spat said U.S. industry added new demands after the governments struck a provisional deal. They are seen as a precursor to the more complex discussions on the North American...

  • WASHINGTON/ MEXICO CITY, June 5- U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Monday extended the deadline for U.S.- Mexico sugar trade negotiations by 24 hours, and sources on either side of the spat said U.S. industry added new demands after the governments struck a provisional deal. They are seen as a precursor to the more complex discussions on the North American...

  • MEXICO CITY, June 5- The U.S. and Mexican governments reached a deal in a dispute over trade in sugar on Monday, sources said, averting steep U.S. duties and Mexican retaliation by Mexico on imports of American high-fructose corn syrup ahead of the renegotiation of NAFTA. They are seen as a precursor as well as significant hurdle to the more complex discussions on...

  • MEXICO CITY, June 5- The U.S. and Mexican governments reached a deal in a dispute over trade in sugar on Monday, sources said, averting steep U.S. duties and Mexican retaliation by Mexico on imports of American high-fructose corn syrup ahead of the renegotiation of NAFTA. They are seen as a precursor as well as significant hurdle to the more complex discussions on...

  • ZACATEPEC, Mexico, June 4- Anger is simmering across a lush swathe of Mexico among poor sugar cane farmers who face a major blow from trade talks in Washington on Monday, in an ominous preview of the high-stakes re-negotiation of the NAFTA agreement set to begin in August. The United States and Mexico have until Monday to modify a 2014 agreement that set quotas and a...

  • MUMBAI, May 31- India's 2017/ 18 sugar production will likely jump a quarter from the previous year to 25 million tonnes as decent monsoon rains are forecast, the head of an industry body told Reuters. India was forced to import 500,000 tonnes of sugar in the 2016/ 17 crop year ending Sept. 30 after a strong El Nino weather pattern prompted severe drought in 2015..