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U.S. resumes Argentinean fresh lemons imports after 16 years

Staff Writer |
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) definitively authorized Argentinean fresh lemons to entry the country, ending a 16 years suspension.

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According to Argentina's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the fresh lemons exports to the US were authorized after the South American country producers had met the phytosanitary requirements.

According to the Argentinean Ministry of Agroindustry, it is estimated that annual exports will reach around 20 thousand tons, totaling USD 50 million.

Also, Argentina and the U.S. will keep on talking to enable exports of beef and sheep, as well as other products of interest such as fresh fruits.


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