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Caribbean sugar industry leaders see hope in Brexit for their output [Full subscriber]

With the EU sugar sector becoming market-driven following the abolition of sugar quotas, Caribbean sugar producers are looking to the UK to provide preferential access post-Brexit. Sugar Association of the Caribbean board members met with representatives from African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) sugar producing countries on 6 July in London, to discuss future market access to the UK. Chairman of the ACP/LDC Group, Philip de Pass, outlined developments to date: “EU reforms of the sugar market concluded last year have seen imports of cane sugar from traditional suppliers collapse. They are already down 55% compared with 2017/18 and 74% compared…

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