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EU accession seen as critical to the Turkish sugar sector [Registered]

The future of the Turkish sugar sector is far from certain and a key determinant will be whether the country succeeds in joining the European Union, one representative of the Turkish sugar industry stated at the International Sugar Organisation’s annual conference in London on 30th November ’10. Recep Konuk, chairman of the board of Konya Sugar Industry, stressed the importance of EU accession to the country, telling delegates that trade discussions, including within the EU’s Common Agriculture Policy and the Doha Round, have a huge impact on the sector. The EU membership process, the direction of global trade policies, and…

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