USA: Debate over the lifted ban on Argentine citrus imports
US growers are divided in their response to the Clinton government's lifting of a longstanding ban on the import of Argentine citrus fruits in June, a move exacted in a bid to provide US consumers with fresh lemons when the US crop is out of season. Argentina grows more than a quarter of the world's total crop of lemons, making it the largest producer of the citrus fruit, and it has petitioned for a lifting of the ban since 1993.
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