International Sugar Journal

ACP sugar exports to the EU – current situation and future prospects [Full subscriber]

The reform of the EU’s Sugar Regime resulted in a significant price cut of 36%for ACP Sugar Supplying States. Whilst the EU has pledged financial support to help with transition and adaptation, these have been impeded by complicated and inflexible procedures at the level of the Commission, problems encountered in the design of projects or programmes and the world economic and financial crisis The current market access conditions until September 2015 offered to ACP states from the ongoing Economic Partnership Agreement negotiations (EPAs) and the Everything but Arms initiative (EBA) provide duty free access subject to thresholds for the non…

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