2 edition of U.S. foreign agricultural policy and the sugar program found in the catalog.
U.S. foreign agricultural policy and the sugar program
Douglas W. McMinn
by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C
Written in English
|Other titles||US foreign agricultural policy and the sugar program.|
|Statement||Douglas W. McMinn.|
|Series||Current policy -- no. 927.|
|Contributions||United States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3 p. ;|
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As the Congressional Research Service notes, a report from the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry about the legislation “cited the importance of sugar imports to U. The U.S. sugar program uses price supports, domestic marketing allotments, and tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) to influence the amount of sugar available to the U.S.
market. The program supports U.S. sugar prices above comparable levels in the world market. The origin of the program can be traced to legislation in the Agriculture and Food Act of U.S. Sugar Program Fundamentals Congressional Research Service 1 Sugar Policy Overview The U.S.
sugar program is singular among major agricultural commodity programs in that it combines a floor price guarantee with a supply management structure that encompasses both domestic production for human use and sugar Size: KB. The program establishes a license against which a refiner can: export domestically produced refined sugar and later import low-duty raw cane sugar; import low-duty raw cane sugar for refining and distribution to licensed U.S.
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workforce. Yet, agricultural interests continue to hold enormous sway over U.S. The major beneficiaries of U.S. agricultural programs, commercial farmers, will have an average income of some $, inaccording to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The main restriction on these subsidies is a means test that applies to Author: E.C.
Pasour. The U.S. policy of price supports, mandated by the Agriculture and Food Act of and protected from foreign competition by a system of import fees, duties, and quotas, has insulated U.S. sugar producers from world price fluctuations. But in doing so, it has supported the production of U.S.
beet and cane sugar. U.S. sugar policy, which operates under the Farm Bills overwhelmingly passed in, andis based on the common-sense notion that supply and demand should be in balance. Sugar is the cheapest major commodity program because sugar farmers do not receive subsidy checks.
enter the U.S. domestic market. Imports of sugar under HTS are permitted only for those importers who hold a license issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The regulations are found at 7 CFRwhich implements authority given to the Secretary of Agriculture in Additional U.S.
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Abstract. This article examines political-economic decision making with respect to U.S. sugar policies. It evaluates the responsiveness of target prices and import quotas levels to changes in (a) the economic surpluses of market participants and (b) the federal budget s indicate a weak linkage between sugar producer surplus and subsequent target prices levels but a strong linkage Cited by: Agricultural policy describes a set of laws relating to domestic agriculture and imports of foreign agricultural products.
Governments usually implement agricultural policies with the goal of achieving a specific outcome in the domestic agricultural product markets. Sugar, for example, The U.S. Environmental Quality Incentives Program.
Influx would undermine U.S. price supports. Therefore the Govt. imposed import quotas on foreign sugar, charging high tariffs for quantities above the threshold.
Sugar program benefits sugar producers $1B annually, but costs consumers about $B to $B each year. In the process, it will also highlight key points about U.S.
agricultural trade policy and make concrete policy recommendations to promote free trade in agriculture.  Benefits of Free Trade in. Public Law Title I allows for the sales of U.S.
agriculture commodities on concessional credit terms to governments and private entities in developing countries, while the Food for Progress program authorizes U.S. agricultural commodities to be provided to developing countries and emerging democracies that have made commitments to introduce.
The U.S. Sugar program is the federal commodity support program that maintains a minimum price for sugar, authorized by the farm bill (P.L. Sec. ) to cover the crops of sugar beets and sugarcane. Designed to protect the incomes of the sugar industry-growers of sugarcane and sugar beets, and firms that process each crop into sugar - the program supports Industry: Production, Boilery, Plantation, Casa.
Source: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency; Foreign Agricultural Service; Economic Research Service. 1/ Nearly all imports are counted as cane sugar, except Canada refined imports.
It is possible that additional refined sugar imports. United States Department of Agriculture. National Agricultural Statistics Service. Fact Finders for U.S. Agriculture. Guide To. Products and ServicesFile Size: KB.Political Economy of the United States Sugar Policies The sugar policies of the U.S.
government constitute one of the best case studies for analyzing political-economic decision making in agriculture.The Secretary of Agriculture further delegated this duty, which lies with the Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service (7 CFR (a)(2)). The Annex to this notice contains the updated quantity trigger levels, which are set at percent of the most recent 3-year average level of imports for each commodity, consistent with the.