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U.S., Mexico nearing deal on sugar: Mexico's Guajardo
June 6, 2017 / 12:30 PM / 5 months ago

U.S., Mexico nearing deal on sugar: Mexico's Guajardo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Mexico are close to announcing that they have struck a deal on sugar trade, Mexican Minister of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo said in an interview on CNBC on Tuesday.

Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo delivers speech during the inauguration of ABA Antitrust in the Americas conference in Mexico City, Mexico June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Guajardo told CNBC the agreement would likely be announced at a planned news conference later on Tuesday with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after negotiators worked on minor technicalities overnight.

Reporting by David Lawder; Writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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