International Trade News

International Trade News


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....

May 23, 2008 - International Trade News

Global Sugar Alliance WTO Communiqué - The Doha Round can Help Improve Food and Bio-fuel Security

The WTO Doha Round negotiations are entering a critical phase if they are to be brought to a conclusion this year. The concern of the Global Sugar Alliance is to ensure that the level of ambition is as high as envisaged in the original Doha negotiating mandate, with agreement for...

May 5, 2008 - International Trade News

Canada - Colombia Free Trade Negotiations

TORONTO – The House Standing Committee on International Trade has been holding a series of hearings with industry representatives to discuss the ongoing free trade negotiations between Canada and Colombia....

September 7, 2007 - International Trade News

US Farm Bill Threatens Canadian Sugar Industry

TORONTO – On July 27th, the US House of Representatives passed a version of the Farm Bill that would impose further restrictions on Canada–US sugar trade....

November 10, 2005 - International Trade News

Canadian Sugar Industry Supports Ambitious WTO Agreement

With a crucial WTO Ministerial meeting in Hong Kong only weeks away, negotiations have intensified as members seek to reach a consensus in agriculture....

November 5, 2005 - International Trade News

Canadian Trade Tribunal Continues Duties on EU and US Sugar

Toronto - On November 2, 2005, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued its decision to continue its 1995 finding against dumped and subsidized sugar from the United States and European Union. Antidumping and countervailing duties will, therefore, continue to be applied to imports of such sugar....

June 17, 2005 - International Trade News

Canada Border Services Agency Re-affirms Dumping and Subsidizing of US and EU Sugar

Toronto - On June 17, 2005 the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) completed its investigation regarding the likely continued dumping and subsidization of EU and US sugar into the Canadian market....

February 17, 2005 - International Trade News

Canadian Tribunal to Review Sugar Finding Against the US and EU

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....