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Cablegate: Bolivia to Fill Sugar Quota

VZCZCXYZ0000
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHLP #1560 1972119
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 152119Z JUL 08
FM AMEMBASSY LA PAZ
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 8013
INFO RUEHRC/USDA FAS WASHDC

UNCLAS LA PAZ 001560

SIPDIS

PASS TO USTR, LESLIE O'CONNOR; USDA/FAS, RONALD LORD;
EEB/TPP/ABT/ATP, JOHN MENARD

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ECON FAS BL FAO
SUBJECT: BOLIVIA TO FILL SUGAR QUOTA

REF: SECSTATE 71823


1. In response to action request regarding sugar exports and
allocated quote amounts, Bolivia intends to fill its entire
sugar quota for fiscal year (FY) 2008. Marcelo Olguin, from
the Ministry of Production, reports that there is an over
supply of sugar this year and the industry plans to export
its full allocation of sugar to the United States.
GOLDBERG

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