International Trade News

International Trade News


December 6, 2012 - International Trade News

Businesses in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and United States Call for Urgent Action to Conclude TPP in 2013

Media Release - Business representatives from four economies have met in Auckland to press for more urgency in concluding the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations currently underway....

December 3, 2012 - International Trade News

Jettison Export Subsidies and Comply, says Global Sugar Alliance

The Global Alliance for Sugar Trade Reform and Liberalisation met in London today, where they agreed that removing export subsidies as soon as possible and ensuring EU compliance with its World Trade Organisation (WTO) commitments was a priority....

October 10, 2012 - International Trade News

Canada’s Agri-food Sector Calls for Movement on Canada EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)

Media Release: Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance...

September 28, 2012 - International Trade News

Canadian Sugar Institute Supports Tribunal Decision to Continue Duties on Unfairly Traded Sugar

Toronto - On September 28, 2012 the Canadian International Trade Tribunal issued an order continuing its November 5, 2005, order in respect of the dumping of refined sugar originating in or exported from Denmark, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, and the subsidizing of refined...

December 2, 2010 - International Trade News

Open Markets – The Key to Ethanol and Sugar Growth

The Global Sugar Alliance has a simple clear objective – to secure a world in which the trade in sugar and ethanol flows freely. A major step towards achieving this objective is the conclusion of the Doha Round....

December 2, 2010 - International Trade News

Trade Barriers Cause High Sugar Prices

World sugar prices recently at the highest levels in 30 years reflect a tight world market....

November 1, 2010 - International Trade News

Canadian Trade Tribunal Continues Duties on Unfairly Priced US Sugar

Toronto - On November 1, 2010, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal issued its decision to continue its 1995 finding against dumped imports of sugar from the United States....

July 31, 2008 - International Trade News

Collapse of WTO Negotiations Will Have Devastating Impacts for Canadian Farmers

TORONTO, July 31, 2008 - WTO Doha Round trade talks in Geneva collapsed this week as Ministers from developed and developing countries failed to reach an agreement on modalities for reducing domestic subsidies and international trade barriers....

July 31, 2008 - International Trade News

WTO Ministerial Talks – Significant Gains for Sugar Left on the Table

TORONTO –World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial talks collapsed this week amid disagreements between developed and developing countries on agricultural trade liberalization....

June 10, 2008 - International Trade News

That Beet is Sweet!

Did you know that you can get sugar from a beet? Although sugar cane is the crop most often associated with the production of refined sugar, approximately one-quarter of the world's production actually comes from beets....