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Little Beer Dividend

Little Beer Dividend

WASHINGTON (AP) - Fanciers of imported beers shouldn't expect any bargains if

U.S. duties are cut under a tentative trade deal unveiled at the Tokyo economic summit.

The U.S. tariff on imported beer amounts to only 13.5 cents a case, so its elimination

as part of the trade package won't be a boon for beer drinkers, says Phil Katz of

the beer institute, a Washington-based trade group.

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