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Ukraine Used Almost All Raw Sugar Import Quota, Ministry Says

October 10, 2011

Oct. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Ukrainian processors imported 266,640 metric tons of raw sugar at reduced tax rates between Jan. 1 and July 17 under the terms of a quota agreed with the World Trade Organization, the country’s Economy Ministry said.

That equates to 99.57 percent of the whole quota, the ministry said today on its website.

--Editors: John Deane, Claudia Carpenter

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