Challenging outlook faces raw sugar manufacturers

The prolonged period of low world sugar prices, driven by subsidised production in overseas countries is taking a heavy toll on Australia’s raw sugar manufacturers. CEO of the Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC), David Pietsch said, “Efficient producers in trading nations like Australia are making a loss on every tonne of raw sugar sold and that is putting Queensland jobs at risk.” An in...
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Sugar Milling Council presents case for industry revitalisation to international audience

In a speech streamed live to a global audience overnight (27 March 2019), David Rynne, Director of Economics, Policy and Trade at the Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC), highlighted the challenges the Australian sugar sector is addressing to avoid being left behind by its competitors. Speaking in London at the Global Sugar Summit organised by independent news site, Sugaronline, Mr Rynne ex...
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Presentation at the Sugaronline Global Sugar Summit – Revitalising Australian Sugar

On 27 March 2019, David Rynne, Director of Economics, Policy and Trade at the Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC) gave a presentation that was streamed live to a global audience.  Mr Rynne highlighted the challenges the Australian sugar sector is addressing to avoid being left behind by its competitors. ASMC believes that an Industry-Government Strategic Plan is needed to ensure t...
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