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Olive Imports from Spain Have Big Impact on California Growers

September 21st, 2017 by Dan Block

In July, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross, announced the initiations of new antidumping duty and countervailing duty investigations to determine if imports of ripe olives from Spain are being dumped in the United States, and whether producers in Spain (the world’s biggest olive producer) are receiving alleged unfair subsidies.  U.S. Olive Farmers See Spanish Practices As A Threat to the Industry and Livelihood In early 2017, the California … + read more