Canadian Tribunal to Review Sugar Finding Against the US and EU

February 17, 2005 - On February 17, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal announced that it will review the continuation of measures to prevent the importation of dumped and subsidized sugar from the United States and the European Union. The measures are set to expire on November 2nd, 2005.

European Union Proposes Controversial Sugar Reform Plan

July 01, 2004 - European Union Farm Commissioner Franz Fischler this month released a long-awaited proposal to reform the EU's 36 year-old sugar regime, which aims to reduce EU sugar production and the 'dumping' of surplus sugar on world markets.

The Survival of Canada's Sugar Industry is a Critical Issue in Your Riding

June 07, 2004 - Refined sugar production has a 187-year history in Canada, but this important Canadian industry is at risk.

CSI President Encourages US Sugar Industry to 'Walk the Talk' on Free Trade

May 03, 2004 - TORONTO - In a presentation to a US sugar industry conference in Washington last week, Canadian Sugar Institute President Sandra Marsden offered a Canadian perspective on the global sugar industry, and a criticism of the United States' Sugar Policy which stands in the way of free trade.

Australia/Brazil Challenge the European Sugar Regime

October 07, 2002 - On September 27, 2002, Australia and Brazil lodged formal complaints with the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the sugar subsidies paid by the European Union.

WTO Update

August 07, 2002 - On July 25, at the Quint meeting (Australia, Canada, EU, Japan and the US) in Japan, the US outlined an ambitious new WTO proposal to reform global agricultural trade and “level the playing field” for all countries.

Support Building to Oppose US Protectionist Measures

July 05, 2002 - On July 2, 2002, the Grocery Manufacturers of America (GMA) commended the members of the US House of Representatives who voiced their opposition to a sugar amendment attached to the pending Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) legislation.

Rogers Sugar Income Fund to Acquire Lantic Sugar; Kraft Foods to Move Michigan Candy Plant to Montreal

January 23, 2002 - On January 8, Rogers Sugar Income Fund announced a proposed transaction to acquire Lantic Sugar Limited of Montreal, Quebec.

US Bill Threatens New Import Restrictions on Sugar-Containing Products

December 14, 2001 - On December 4, the US Senate Finance Committee adopted an amendment to the Trade Adjustment Assistance Act, sponsored by Senators Breaux and Thomas.

Doha WTO Declaration Viewed as Positive for Sugar

December 09, 2001 - Canada-Costa Rica Implementation Act Passed and New Talks with Central American Countries Set to Begin

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