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09ASUNCION232
2009-04-15 17:37:00
UNCLASSIFIED
Embassy Asuncion
Cable title:  

PARAGUAY 2009 RAW SUGAR TARIFF RATE QUOTA

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DE RUEHAC #0232 1051737
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 151737Z APR 09
FM AMEMBASSY ASUNCION
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 7767
INFO RUCNMER/MERCOSUR COLLECTIVE PRIORITY
RUCPDOC/DEPT OF COMMERCE WASHDC PRIORITY
RUEHRC/DEPT OF AGRICULTURE WASHDC PRIORITY
UNCLAS ASUNCION 000232

SIPDIS

STATE FOR WHA/BSC DASCHBACH, EB/TPP/ABT/ATP JMENARD, USTR
FOR LOCONNOR,KDUCKWORTH, USDA/FAS RLORD, USDA/FAS DMERGEN,
COMMERCE FOR ITA/DOC LMARKOWITZ

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAGR ETRD PA
SUBJECT: PARAGUAY 2009 RAW SUGAR TARIFF RATE QUOTA

REF: SECSTATE 031013

(U) Per reftel, Econoff met with Vice Minister of Commerce
Bruno Hug Belmont, the Certifying Authority that issues the
Certificates of Quota Edibility (CQEs),April 9 regarding the
U.S. World Trade Organization (WTO) raw sugar tariff rate
quota (TRQ) for Paraguay. Belmont said that Paraguay plans to
use and ship the full TRQ allocation of 7,258 metric tons of
raw cane sugar to the U.S. by September 30, 2009. Belmont
explained that Paraguay could supply additional raw sugar
above the TRQ amount, noting that the expected raw sugar
production for the remainder of 2009 is approximately 86,000
metric tons.

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