Sugar policy issues

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  • Sugar trade -- United States,
  • Agricultural price supports -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Agricultural subsidies -- United States

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StatementRemy Jurenas.
SeriesCRS issue brief -- IB95117l., Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 2003, 03-IB-95117l.
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17745282M

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