WASHINGTON (B)--U.S. Department of Agriculture's Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) has awarded a dairy export subsidy of $1,100 per tonne for sales of varietal cheese made between Feb. 9 and May 31.

On July 1, 1999, CCC announced it would subsidize a total 4,237 tonnes of varietal cheese exports to Africa, the Middle East, the Caribbean and Latin America, Asia and the former Soviet Union. The maximum single eligible shipment is 500 tonnes.

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