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Sharp Increase in ASEAN Sugar Imports

Sugar imports showed signs of unusual development as shipments from ASEAN countries with similar or lower levels than Vietnam soared in the first quarter of 2022 (from 187,251 tons to 391,468 tons, or a growth of 109%, according to data … Continue reading

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Sugar Quota

We learned that the sugar import quota system operated to raise the price of sugar in the US to be about two times higher than the world price. US sugar producers gain from this program while US consumers of sugar (i.e.Coca Cola, Hersheys) are made worse off by the program. Continue reading

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