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U.S. sugar industry prevails in fight over restrictions on Mexican imports


WASHINGTON – The U.S. sugar industry, including Minnesota’s nation-leading sugar beet producers, won a regulatory marathon Tuesday as the federal government gave final approval to import restrictions on Mexican sugar.

The restrictions come despite the fact that Mexico was supposed to have open access to the U.S. sugar market as part of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).


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