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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....

July 1, 2004 - International Trade News

European Union Proposes Controversial Sugar Reform Plan

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....

June 7, 2004 - International Trade News

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

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

May 3, 2004 - International Trade News

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

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....