Handled with care. That is the best way to describe how the Bush administration has dealt with sugar in America’s international trade agreements.
US Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry has promised to scrap the controversial US-Central American Free Trade
Agreement (CAFTA) if elected president November 2.
The U.S. government has suspended plans to ratify a free-trade agreement with the Dominican Republic after lawmakers passed a 25 percent import tax on corn syrup last week, a top U.S. official said Monday.