Rogers Sugar Inc. Reaches 4 Year Agreement with Alberta Sugar Beet Growers

May 13, 2015 - Lantic Inc. has reached a four-year agreement with the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers Association, which will ensure the continuity and stability of beet sugar production in Taber, Alberta over the next four years.

TPP: The time is now

May 07, 2015 - For Canada’s agricultural and food exporters, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is the biggest game in town. And after five years of negotiations, a deal is finally in sight. Last week’s commitment by U.S. President Barrack Obama and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzō Abe showed that a deal is close. With Japan and the U.S. at the epicenter of this mega-regional free trade agreement, once they agree the remaining dominoes will fall into place.

PortsToronto celebrates the arrival of the first ship – to Redpath Sugar refinery

April 08, 2015 - The arrival of the first ship into the Port of Toronto is not only a sign of warmer weather, but the beginning of Toronto’s shipping season. The Port of Toronto plays an important role in Canada’s transportation network and the Toronto economy, allowing for the delivery of concrete, sand and other goods needed to support the city’s booming construction industry, directly into the heart of the city.

Statement by the Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance on Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Talks

March 10, 2015 - On news that Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) chief negotiators will meet March 9–15, Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance (CAFTA) President Lisa Skierka today issued the following statement on the status of the TPP trade talks.

Business leaders welcome new era in Canada-EU trade

September 26, 2014 - Canada's business leaders welcome the conclusion of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) negotiations. Canada has achieved a high-quality agreement that will give Canadian companies and exporters of all sizes access to the world's largest economy. The agreement will boost economic growth and create jobs in virtually every sector of the Canadian economy.

Agricultural and Agri-Food Producers Call for an Ambitious Comprehensive Agreement through the TPP

September 03, 2014 - At the round of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations taking place September 1-10 in Hanoi, Vietnam, agri-food producer and processor groups from Canada, the United States, Australia and New Zealand are calling for negotiators to uphold a high level of ambition in the trade talks and to conclude a 21st century trade agreement that is of real value to the region.

Safeguarding the Canadian Industry from the Diversionary Effects of the U.S. Trade Action against Mexican Sugar

May 02, 2014 - On April 18, 2014, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) announced that it would initiate an investigation to determine if the Mexican government has subsidized Mexico’s sugar production and whether that sugar is being dumped into the U.S. market. The CSI is concerned about unfairly priced surplus Mexican sugar and the effect that the U.S. investigation could have on diverting exports of that sugar to Canada.

Tri Nations Sugar Group Calls for High-Quality, Comprehensive TPP Agreement

February 21, 2014 - Sugar industry groups in Australia, Canada and New Zealand are joining voices in calling for a high quality, comprehensive outcome for agricultural liberalisation in a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement.

Canada Needs High-Quality Trans Pacific Partnership Says Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance

February 10, 2014 - The Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance wishes to express our concern with the current state of play in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations. Each of our member organizations shares a common concern regarding the possibility of a non-comprehensive outcome in respect of agricultural and agri-food goods in the TPP negotiations. We have consistently expressed strong support for a comprehensive, high-quality TPP agreement.

Global Sugar Alliance - WTO Ministerial Opportunity to Reinvigorate WTO Trade Reform

November 28, 2013 - The Bali Ministerial meeting provides an opportunity to reinvigorate world trade talks, overcome the negotiating impasse and finally rid world agricultural trade of all export subsidies as was agreed in Hong Kong in 2005.

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