International Trade News

International Trade News


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....

October 7, 2002 - International Trade News

Australia/Brazil Challenge the European Sugar Regime

On September 27, 2002, Australia and Brazil lodged formal complaints with the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the sugar subsidies paid by the European Union....

August 7, 2002 - International Trade News

WTO Update

On July 25, at the Quint meeting (Australia, Canada, EU, Japan and the US) in Japan, the US outlined an ambitious new WTO proposal to reform global agricultural trade and “level the playing field” for all countries....

July 5, 2002 - International Trade News

Support Building to Oppose US Protectionist Measures

On July 2, 2002, the Grocery Manufacturers of America (GMA) commended the members of the US House of Representatives who voiced their opposition to a sugar amendment attached to the pending Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) legislation....