AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider - Monday
Mon Aug 18, 2014 05:50 AM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

EU Sugar Industry Sees Threat from TTIP

Sugar growers, manufacturers and refiners in the European Union are said to be concerned that a flood of U.S. and Mexican sugar will be imported into the bloc if sugar is included in negotiations on the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and trade barriers come down as a result..

Marie-Christine Ribera, director general of the European Sugar Manufacturers Association, told delegates at the American Sugar Alliance International Sweetener Symposium last week that if ...

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