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EU to end sugar quotas in 2015 [Registered]

The European Union will end limits on domestic sugar production and exports after 2015 as part of its CAP reform package. The European Commission confirmed recently that EU quotas will expire one year earlier on 30 September 2015. The EU has spent four years reducing its beet sugar sector following a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling that limited exports. “With most developing countries enjoying unlimited duty-free access to the EU market, but EU exports limited by WTO rules as long as there are quotas, an end to quotas is the only option for providing the sector with a long-term perspective,”…

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