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ESRA and CIUS call for access to sugar in EU-Mercosur free trade agreement

The current EU trade agenda shows a level of ambition and leadership never seen before, as Europe takes on the mantle of global champion of free trade. Ongoing negotiations with Mercosur could well lead to the most valuable free...[more]


Commission reports that trade agreements deliver tangible benefits to agriculture

Overview of recently published European Commission report on the implementation of FTAs[more]


Fake News from EU Beet Sugar Producers

Mud sticks. That is why, on 3 July 2017, you – CEFS, CIBE, ePURE & EFFAT – jointly wrote a passionate and emotive defence of your sector that was based on fake, misleading and unsubstantiated alternative “facts”. You know...[more]


European Commission releases agri-food export data

European Commission, 26 June 2017 - figures presented show growth in sugar imports and exports.[more]


EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Hogan confident on Mercosur trade deal amid Brazilian meat scandal

Farmers Journal, 12 June 2017 - A recent EU audit into Brazilian meat exports showed that beef, horse meat and poultry were contaminated. Amid the controversy, EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan...[more]


ESRA and six other EU associations oppose temporary market management measures for sugar

Brussels, 25 April 2017 - The EU sugar sector faces its biggest change in decades. On 1 October 2017 EU sugar production quotas will end. At this sensitive and uncertain time, the European Commission has proposed...[more]


Será viável a produção de açúcar de beterraba em Portugal continental?

Publico, 13 July 2016 - O regresso da beterraba sacarina a Portugal Continental só se concretizará se o Governo Português desrespeitar o mais basilar critério de eficiência económica.


EU referendum: Tate & Lyle Sugars joins campaign to leave EU

BBC News, 22 June 2016 - Tate & Lyle Sugars has written a pro-Brexit letter to staff saying leaving the EU would benefit the business.


Sugar Industry Headed for a Shake-Up

Wall Street Journal, 17 May 2016 - Sweeping changes to the trade barriers governing the sugar industry are redrawing the map for one of the commodity world’s most protected markets.