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Sweeteners to August 30, 2016

Focus in the sweetener markets last week was on contracting of 2017 corn sweeteners and the ramping up of the sugar beet harvest in the Red River Valley. Cash sugar markets mostly were quiet as the trade still awaited results from talks between the United States and Mexico that may alter the import mix of raw and refined sugar outlined in the Dec. 19, 2014, Countervailing Duty Suspension Agreements.