International Trade News

International Trade News


September 28, 2001 - International Trade News

Fair Trade For Canadian Sugar Depends On WTO Trade Liberalization

A study released last week by Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada supports the Canadian sugar industry view that regional trade negotiations with Central America pose a substantial threat to the future of Canada's sugar industry....

September 24, 2001 - International Trade News

Pierre Coté Joins Lantic Sugar as President and CEO

MONTREAL, QUEBEC - September 24, 2001 - Lantic Sugar Limited announced today that Mr. Pierre G. Côté is joining the company, effective October 1, 2001, as its President and Chief Executive Officer....

September 13, 2001 - International Trade News

CAFTA Conference Notice

The Canadian Agri-Food Alliance (CAFTA) is hosting an International Trade Conference, "The Way Forward", at the Executive Royal Inn in Calgary, Alberta on October 19, 2001...

April 1, 2001 - International Trade News

Canada Willing to Sacrifice Sugar in Asymmetrical Trade Deals; US "Stuffed Molasses" Bill Returns; OECD Gives WTO Agreement Mixed Reviews

Canada is engaged in a series of trade talks that include Costa Rica, four other Central American countries (the "CA-4") as well as the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA)....

November 3, 2000 - International Trade News

Tribunal Decision Supports Canadian Sugar Refiners

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal issued a decision today that continues its 1995 finding against dumped and subsidized sugar from the United States and European Union....

October 25, 2000 - International Trade News

US Government Owns "Mountain of Sugar"

The October 12, WASDE report indicated that the US Department of Agriculture has taken ownership of about 1.1 million tons of surplus US cane and beet sugar....

October 17, 2000 - International Trade News

Global Alliance for Sugar Trade Reform Meeting

On October 9, 2000, representatives from major sugar producing countries gathered in Banff to deliver an urgent message to the Cairns Group Ministers....

August 23, 2000 - International Trade News

Special Edition: Sweetener Symposium 2000

The American Sugar Alliance held its 17th Annual Sweetener Symposium in Steamboat Springs Colorado, August 5-9, 2000. "Sugar 2000: Emerging From the Farm Crisis", addressed the current US and world over supply situation, sugar policies and prices as well as a current perspective on the US/Mexico sugar discussions. The following...

August 22, 2000 - International Trade News

US Announces Payment-in-Kind Program for Sugar; Mexico Seeks NAFTA Panel in Sweeteners Dispute with US

On August 1, 2000, the US Department of Agriculture announced a new program in an effort to help reduce the US sugar surplus and prevent loan forfeitures....

June 23, 2000 - International Trade News

Canada Eliminates Retail Packaging Requirement for SCP Exports; US-Mexico Set August 1 Deadline for Resolving Sweeteners Dispute

On June 19, 2000, the Canadian government announced that it was terminating its value-added retail packaging policy for sugar-containing products shipped into the US tariff-rate quota....