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Crushed: Queensland sugar industry’s $1B hit from Indian subsidies revealed | 15 July 2021

Australian Sugar Milling Council and Canegrowers Joint Media Release New analysis has calculated a $1 billion cost to the Queensland sugar industry from Indian Government price and export subsidies currently under investigation by the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The finding has alarmed but not surprised peak industry organisations the Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC) and CANEGROW...
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New UK-Australia free trade deal stirs sugar industry confidence |16 June 2021

Loading bulk sugar for export Australia’s raw sugar manufacturers and exporters have congratulated the Australian Government on securing greater access for raw sugar in the proposed Aus-UK Free Trade Agreement. The Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC) has acknowledged the prospect of an immediate access gain of 80,000 tonnes. “Annual improvements leading to full access after eight yea...
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Sugar power covers for Callide power station outage | 31 May 2021

Sugar power, the electricity produced from plant fibre left over from crushing cane, is providing a homegrown solution to stablising Queensland’s electricity network as Biloela’s Callide Power Station remains offline. Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC) Director, Economics, Policy and Trade David Rynne said co-generation facilities co-located at Wilmar’s Victoria Mill in Ingham, and Ma...
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