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2 07, 2019

CONCESSIONS TO MERCOSUR TO PILE PRESSURE ON THE EU SUGAR SECTOR

By |2019-07-02T07:30:58+00:00July 2nd, 2019|

MERCOSUR: EU offers its biggest ever concession on sugar in the context of a free trade agreement, as the sector remains mired in crisis. Sugar has again been the trade-off to conclude the deal; the latest in a series that have contributed to the closure of sugar factories across the EU. The overall sugar concession [...]

24 06, 2019

CEFS ROUNDTABLE HIGHLIGHTS VITAL ROLE OF SUGAR PRODUCTION TO EU RURAL AREAS

By |2019-06-24T08:51:44+00:00June 24th, 2019|

The EU sugar sector is a vital and innovative sector, but obstacles remain to the development of new outlets for sugar beet. That was the key takeaway from the CEFS roundtable discussion that took place on 21 June in Berlin on the occasion of the annual CEFS congress. The discussion brought together CEFS President and [...]

11 04, 2019

EU SUGAR MANUFACTURERS REACT TO THE EXTENSION OF THE BREXIT DEADLINE

By |2019-04-11T13:12:29+00:00April 11th, 2019|

EU sugar manufacturers welcome the agreement reached at yesterday’s European Council meeting to extend the UK’s membership of the European Union to 31 October 2019. For now, the risk of the UK falling out of the EU without a deal is diminished. But it is not eliminated. We hope strongly that cool heads will prevail [...]

30 01, 2019

CEFS and EFFAT speak out: no response to an unrelenting market decline

By |2019-01-30T14:16:37+00:00January 30th, 2019|

Speaking at today’s plenary meeting of the EU sugar sector social dialogue, representatives of the European Commission Directorate General for Agriculture & Rural Development once again offered no answers to the most pressing question ever faced by the EU beet sugar sector: how to arrest the current serious, unprecedented, and prolonged market decline? Over three [...]

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