International Trade News

International Trade News


November 29, 1999 - International Trade News

Global Sugar Alliance Demands Real Reforms in Seattle; US Groups also Seeking Reforms; University of Florida Sugar Conference

A group of 15 sugar producing countries representing 65% of the world's free market sugar exports are urging Trade Ministers to commit to serious reform of the global sugar market in the WTO....

October 22, 1999 - International Trade News

U.S. Revokes Anti-dumping Duties on Sugar from Canada; Alberta Sugar Beet Harvest in Full Swing; Presidential Proclamation; U.S. Court Overturns Customs Reclassification of Sugar-Molasses Syrups; Agriculture Canada's Sugar Industry Profile

On September 14, the U.S. International Trade Commission voted unanimously to revoke a 19 year-old anti-dumping order affecting Rogers Sugar....

August 19, 1999 - International Trade News

Canada Releases Initial WTO Agriculture Position; Refiners and Producers Issue Joint Statement on the WTO; U.S. Sugar Program Under Pressure

On August 19, 1999, Canada released its initial position for the upcoming WTO agriculture negotiations....

June 10, 1999 - International Trade News

Foreign Affairs Committee Reports on Views for WTO Negotiations

On June 10, 1999 the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade tabled its Report, "Canada and the Future of the World Trade Organization"....

April 7, 1999 - International Trade News

Entering the Final Phases of Canada's WTO Consultations; The Impact of "Aggregation" on the Canadian Sugar Industry; Canadian Federation of Agriculture Trade Policy Statement Highlights on Sugar

Over the next few months, the consultation process to develop Canada's position for the next round of WTO agriculture negotiations will be completed....

January 19, 1999 - International Trade News

Arguments for WTO Trade Liberalization; Alliance of Agri-Food Exporters; Food and Consumer Products Manufacturers of Canada; Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association

The debate in Canada continues - how should Canada position itself in upcoming World Trade Organization (WTO) agriculture negotiations set to begin in late 1999? At a series of "Take Note" hearings on the subject concluded in Ottawa late last year, a number of common messages emerged from "export oriented"...

November 20, 1998 - International Trade News

Alberta Trade Conference Sets the Stage for Upcoming WTO Agriculture Negotiations

A capacity crowd was on hand at the "Going Global" conference in Red Deer Alberta, November 11-13, to hear prominent trade experts outline the challenges and opportunities facing Canada's agriculture and food sector in the next round of World Trade Organization (WTO) talks....

October 30, 1998 - International Trade News

Canadian Sweetener Symposium - Market Outlook

The newly reconstituted Canadian Sweetener Symposium took place in Toronto on October 22, 1998....

October 2, 1998 - International Trade News

20 Years in Review - Statistical Profile of Sugar Industry

The just released annual Statistical Profile of the Canadian Sugar Industry provides a 20-year review of Canadian sugar market trends. Here are some of the highlights....

October 2, 1998 - International Trade News

Expanded Taber Sugar Plant Begins Campaign to Process Sugar Beets

The recently expanded Rogers Sugar plant in Taber, Alberta started processing this year's sugar beet crop which should be the biggest on record in Alberta....