Amadeusz Juskowiak

Us sugar imports down in week usda

Sugar imports subject to the US sugar import quota during the week ended January 9 the initial week of the 1987 sugar quota year totaled 5988 short tons versus 46254 tons the previous week the Agriculture Department said

The sugar import quota for the 1987 quota year JanuaryDecember has been set at 1001430 short tons compared with 1850000 tons in the 1986 quota year which was extended three months to December 31

The department said the Customs Service has reported that weekly and cumulative imports are reported on an actual weight basis and when final polarizations are received cumulative import data are adjusted accordingly

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