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  • *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..

  • BEIJING, May 25- China's recent decision to impose extra tariffs on sugar imports would help maintain a fairer market and trade, the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday, its first comment on the safeguards announced earlier this week. Brazilian sugar exports to China could fall around 800,000 tonnes in the next 12 months as a result of China's higher...

  • BEIJING, May 24- China has slashed its out-of-quota sugar import permits this year to almost half of last year's allowance, according to two sources familiar with the matter, the latest step by the world's top sugar importer to curb shipments from abroad. China will grant permits for 1 million tonnes of sugar imports, down from 1.9 million tonnes last year, the...

  • BEIJING, May 23- China imported 190,000 tonnes of sugar in April, down 14.1 percent from the same month last year, customs data showed on Tuesday. Imports in the first four months of the year rose to 1.09 million tonnes, up 30.9 percent from the same period a year ago, boosted by low global prices. Beijing said on Monday that its probe had found rising sugar imports...

  • *Ruling seen closing gap between China and global prices. BEIJING, May 22- China said on Monday it will impose hefty penalties on sugar imports after lobbying by domestic mills, but experts said the ruling may not go far enough to stem the flow of lower-priced sweetener into the world's top importer. These include some of China's closest trading partners such as...

  • BEIJING, May 22- China's sugar futures tumbled into negative territory and dropped more than 1 percent as traders said the government's decision to slap hefty import duties on sweetener was too lenient to stem the flow of sugar into the world's top importer. *Beijing will levy an extra 45- percent duty on top of the current 50 percent duty for out-of-quota sugar...

  • BEIJING, May 19- China's beleaguered sugar producers are hoping for a taste of victory next week as Beijing prepares to deliver its verdict on sugar import duties and intensifies a crackdown on rampant smuggling along ancient trade routes. On Monday, China's Commerce Ministry will issue its first ruling on a months-long investigation into raw and refined...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, April 26- Raw sugar futures on ICE fell to a one-year low on Wednesday, with the benchmark contract attracting its heaviest volume to date as traders eyed an improving 2017-18 crop outlook and automatic sell orders were triggered below 16 cents per lb. *July raw sugar settled down 0.71 cent, or 4.4 percent, at 15.57 cents per lb, just above the session...

  • HAVANA, April 26- The Cuban sugar industry has entered the final few weeks of the milling season with output at 1.8 million tonnes of raw sugar, according to provincial media reports, around 20 percent above last years production but less than expected. AZCUBA, the state-run sugar monopoly, said when milling began that it hoped to increase output 30 percent over...

  • SAO PAULO, April 25- Global sugar production should jump by 13 million tonnes in the 2017/ 18 crop year as the European Union, India and Thailand increase their outputs, independent consultancy F.O. Licht forecast on Tuesday. World sugar output is expected to reach 190.3 million tonnes compared to 176.9 million tonnes in 2016/ 17, causing the global sugar market...

  • BEIJING, April 23- China imported 300,000 tonnes of sugar in March, up 43.9 percent from a year ago, and boosted first-quarter shipments, customs data showed on Sunday, as low global prices pushed up demand for overseas purchases from the world's top sweetener buyer. Producers also scrambled to buy ahead of the results of a government investigation into alleged...

  • MUMBAI, April 19- Sugar output in Maharashtra, one of India's key producing states, will likely jump nearly 70 percent in 2017/ 18 to 7 million tonnes as ample rainfall drives farmers to plant more cane, an industry body told Reuters. "Farmers have raised area under cane for the next season as rainfall was satisfactory across the state," said B.B. Thombre, president of...

  • A line of trucks wait for sugar to be unloaded from a vessel at the Port of Veracruz in Veracruz, Mexico, on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013.

    A ship loaded with sugar was stranded in port on the east coast of Mexico because of the break down in stop-gap measures with the USA.

  • Mexico canceled existing sugar exports to the United States amid a dispute over the pace of shipments.