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Cablegate: Argentina: Ability to Fill Country-Specific Allocations Of

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O R 222109Z FEB 10
FM AMEMBASSY BUENOS AIRES
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC//EEB/TPP/MTAA/ABT JOHN MENARD// IMMEDIATE 0609
INFO RUEHBU/AMEMBASSY BUENOS AIRES
RUEHC/DEPT OF AGRICULTURE WASHINGTON DC
RUEHRC/DEPT OF AGRICULTURE USD FAS WASHINGTON DC//FOR RONALD LORD//

UNCLAS BUENOS AIRES 000220

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAGR ETRD USTR AR
SUBJECT: ARGENTINA: ABILITY TO FILL COUNTRY-SPECIFIC ALLOCATIONS OF
THE FISCAL YEAR 2010 U.S. RAW CANE SUGAR TARIFF-RATE QUOTA

REF: STATE 12843

On February 18, 2010, officials in the Argentine Ministry of
Agriculture reconfirmed to Post that Argentina will fulfill its
2010 sugar tariff rate quota (TRQ) allocation. They also indicated
that if the U.S. expands the TRQ limit, Argentina will be able to
supply additional volumes.
MARTINEZ

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