A discussion paper on the impact of international sugar policies on poor countries, highlighting the effects of market intervention in distorting world sugar markets. Protected internal markets and preferential trade agreements within national and supranational bodies have led to low world sugar prices, high public expenditure, excessive production and dumping of subsidised exports which undermines of many many poor countries. Recommendations for reform are discussed.
Sustain annual conference - 8 December
Discussion paper: Sugar, Trade and Europe
2000 | 180Kb
Published 1 Jan 2000
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