Exclusive: U.S., Mexico reach agreement in sugar dispute - sources

Reuters News
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Posted: Jun 05, 2017 11:09 AM

(Reuters) - The United States and Mexico have reached an agreement in a dispute over trade in sugar, two Mexican sources told Reuters on Monday, averting steep duties and potential retaliation from Mexico on imports of U.S. high-fructose corn syrup.

The agreement struck just before a Monday deadline clears away a significant hurdle to the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, expected to begin in August.

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(Reporting by Adriana Barrera, Dave Graham and Anthony Esposito)