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August 6, 2021 - International Trade News

Canadian Trade Tribunal Continues Duties on Unfairly Traded US and EU Sugar

On August 6, 2021, the CITT issued its decision to continue its orders against dumped sugar from the US, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, and the UK and subsidized sugar from the EU. Anti-dumping and countervailing duties will therefore continue to be applied to such imports....

November 30, 2020 - International Trade News

The Global Sugar Alliance has Called on India to Drop its Controversial Sugar Subsidies

Global Sugar Alliance members met and reaffirmed their full support of the WTO case taken by Australia, Brazil and Guatemala to remove India’s export subsidies and trade-distorting domestic price supports which violate India’s commitments to the world community. The Canadian Sugar Institute is a member of the Global Sugar Alliance....

November 21, 2020 - International Trade News

Agri-food Exporters Say Canada Needs a Permanent Free Trade Agreement with the UK

The Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement is a welcome transitional agreement but it is not enough. The Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance is urging both parties to return to the negotiating table as soon as possible to reach a comprehensive and more ambitious pact....

July 1, 2020 - International Trade News

Canadian Sugar Industry Welcomes Entry Into Force of the CUSMA

Canada’s sugar industry welcomes the entry into force of the Canada-US-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) – also known as the “USMCA” in the United States and the “T-MEC” in Mexico....

July 1, 2020 - International Trade News

Canada’s Agri-Food Exporters Praise Historic Coming-into-force of CUSMA

Dan Darling, President of CAFTA, today issued the following statement to mark the coming-into-force of the Canada-US-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)....

March 13, 2020 - International Trade News

Canada's Agri-Food Exporters Applaud Ratification of CUSMA

The Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance (CAFTA) applauds all Parliamentarians for swiftly ratifying the Canada—United States—Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), the successor to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The United States and Mexico are the first and fourth largest exports markets for Canadian food and agricultural products, making up well over...

May 24, 2019 - International Trade News

Canada-US-Mexico Agreement - Outcomes for Canadian Sugar and Sugar-Containing Product Exports to the United States

On November 30, 2018, Canada, the United States and Mexico signed the text of the new Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA). The CUSMA will preserve the existing sugar and sugar-containing product (SCP) provisions between Canada, the U.S. and Mexico and will add new access to the U.S. for sugar and SCPs....

October 25, 2018 - International Trade News

Statement by Canada’s Agri-food Exporters on Royal Assent of CPTPP Legislation

Brian Innes, President of the Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance (CAFTA) today issued the statement below following Royal Assent of Bill C-79, the implementing legislation for the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)....

January 29, 2018 - International Trade News

Canadian agri-food exporters press for positive outcome in NAFTA negotiations

The Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance (CAFTA) today welcomed the progress made during the latest round of NAFTA negotiations and urged the federal government to continue working to reach a modernized agreement that will increase market access for the nation’s farm and food products....

May 9, 2017 - International Trade News

Priorities for Canada-US sugar trade in NAFTA – Standing Committee on International Trade

On Tuesday May 9, 2017, Canadian Sugar Institute President, Ms. Sandra Marsden appeared before the Standing Committee on International Trade to act as a witness for their study on the priorities of Canadian stakeholders having an interest in bilateral and trilateral trade within North America....