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EU – additional imports of 200,000 tonnes sugar approved [Registered]

EU has approved plans to import an additional 200 000 tonnes of sugar at zero duty to increase supplies to the 27-nation bloc. The additional imports add to the 300 000 tonnes of duty-free sugar shipments approved earlier this year by the EU was heavily oversubscribed. The import duty on the further tonnage will be suspended from 1 July to 30 September. Responses for the first invitation to tender for imports are due by noon Brussels time on 13 July. EU states also backed a proposal for further imports at a reduced duty via a tendering system, which would be…

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