U.S. imports of Mexican sugar accelerate

The China-U.S. trade tiff is making most of the headlines, and other targets of Trump’s tariffs have announced a slew of retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods. Europe, collectively, and China are our largest trading partners, but the other two NAFTA members, Canada and Mexico, [...]

U.S. imposes steel and aluminum tariffs against Mexico, Canada, and the E.U.

Despite talks that NAFTA partners would be exempt from the metals import tariffs, the U.S. imposed a 25 percent import duty in the case of Europe, and 10 percent for Mexico and Canada. Mexico’s Economy Minister already announced that Mexico will impose tariffs of [...]

Mexican elections bring uncertainty to NAFTA

Sugar prices continued declining as supply began to pile up. Production is in full swing, while exports remain unusually low. The peso is currently stable, though volatility should increase as presidential elections approach on July 1. The main candidates are Ricardo Anaya Cortes, representing [...]

Imports of Mexican sugar in 2016/17 at five-year low

U.S. imports of Mexican sugar are now estimated near 1.09 million metric tons (MMT) for 2016/17, down around 115,000 metric tons (MT) from the previous season, a 9-percent-plus decline. If realized, this import figure for 2016/17 would represent a fall of more than 43 [...]