Sugar industry calls on Government to act on subsidised sugar

The Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC) is calling for the Australian government to challenge sugar trading nations who continue to flaunt international trade rules. “Government policies in India and Pakistan, such as minimum prices for sugarcane and export subsidies, are contributing to an oversupply of sugar on the world market and Australian sugar prices have slumped to 10-year lows”...
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Sugar millers seek reform of industry Code of Conduct

The Australian sugar milling sector will contribute positively to the review of the Sugar Code of Conduct, announced on 4 July 2018 by Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, the Hon. David Littleproud MP. The Review of the federal Competition and Consumer (Industry Code-Sugar) Regulations 2017 will examine the impact of the Code since its introduction in April 2017, and whether...
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Governments urged to act on sugar prices

"Subsidies in Pakistan and India have encouraged their cane growers to increase production with no regard to market demand" - David Rynne, Australian Sugar Milling Council speaking to Queensland Country Life on 20 July 2018 AUSTRALIA is among a numbers of countries calling for Pakistan, India and the European Union to eliminate subsidies that have created a glut of sugar and caus...
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