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Reform of the EU Sugar regime

Woodward, David

Reform of the EU Sugar regime

implications for developing country sugar exporters : a study with particular reference to Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, and Guyana

by Woodward, David

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Published by Catholic Institute for International Relations in London .
Written in English


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StatementDavid Woodward.
SeriesCIIR occasional paper
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Open LibraryOL21185112M

  European Commission - Press Release details page - Brussels, 14 July Today, the European Commission tabled a radical overhaul of the EU sugar regime (for details on the reform proposal see IP/04/). This note lays out how this complex sector functions. How the current sugar system works The common market organisation (CMO) in the sugar sector was. The EU sugar regime and trade agreements The reform of the EU sugar regime will affect not only the EU member states and candidates for accession, but also countries that are associated with the.

Current EU sugar policy is defined by three areas: a minimum price floor, import quotas and tariffs, and production quotas; Quota management and minimum beet price for EU sugar production is set to end in Sept. , at which time pricing of EU’s sugar will float alongside the global sugar market. This paper is forward-looking and therefore does not cover previous reform of the EU sugar regime, such as the substantial restructuring that occurred in the EU beet sector following the reform. For an in-depth analysis of the impacts of the reform, readers are referred to the Scottish Agricultural College (SAC) study for Defra.

Case Study: The Reform of the EU’s Sugar Regime. The EU’s sugar regime has been characterized by high guaranteed internal prices, quotas, tariffs, export subsidies and preferential access to EU markets for ACP sugar producers in Sugar Protocol Countries. At great cost, it has led to the over-production of sugar in the EU, distorted. reforms, not least making the regime WTO compliant by reducing the pressure to export EU sugar on to the world market. The reforms marked a major change in the EU sugar regime and the key measures introduced can be summarised as: • Merging “A” and “B” quota into a single production quota.


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Reform of the EU Sugar regime by Woodward, David Download PDF EPUB FB2

The EU Sugar Policy Regime and Implications of Reform / ERR Economic Research Service/USDA How Was the Study Conducted. This analysis of the EU sugar Reform of the EU Sugar regime book features qualitative and quantita-tive components. The qualitative assessment offers insights into the likely shifts in production, prices, and trade resulting from the reform, given key.

The reform of the EU sugar regime will affect not only the EU member states and candidates, but also countries that are associated with the EU through the preferential, regional and multilateral. The Sugar Regime Reform In Julythe EU introduced its Sugar Regime Reform.

The reform sought to cut exports and domestic prices. To cut exports, the EU slashed domestic production: million tons were removed from the sugar quota.

To cut prices, the official refined sugar target price was reduced by 36%. reorganisation of the EU sugar regime.2 The key feature of the reform is a reduction of 36% in the price of sugar over four years. This will lead to a substantial reduction in EU sugar production.

However, producers will benefit from a voluntary restructuring aid scheme, and growers from direct income payments amounting to 64% of their losses. The application of the new sugar reform regime is going to alter the sugar market for the EU. According to the estimates given by the EU commission, a cut in the export of sugar due to the due to the rules set out by the WTO there is going to be a reduction in the production of sugar.

The current system provides sufficient support for all Member States to produce sugar, regardless of their efficiency. The proposed reform will therefore affect the least efficient producing regions most strongly.

This paper examines the case of Ireland in light of the competitive position of its sugar sector in the EU context. Leaving a bitter taste. The EU Sugar Regime - Government response (PDF 62 KB) Leaving a bitter taste.

The EU Sugar Regime - Debate transcript; Leaving a bitter taste. The EU Sugar Regime - Watch the debate; The inquiry focused on sugar reform in the EU, looking at it through the lens of the Common Agricultural Reform (CAP) package.

The European Union (EU) is the third largest sugar producer and the second largest consumer in the world. EU sugar policy was first established in and regulates all aspects of the industry, ranging from production quotas and guaranteed prices, to exports subsidies and import restrictions.

The Commission services prepared already in a complete review of the policy for supply of raw sugar for refining, but due to the fundamental questions involved, it was decided to deal with these in connection with the planned reform of the entire sugar regime.

Two interesting papers on EU sugar policy recently crossed my desk. One is an account of the ‘new’ sugar regime after the reform by three legal academics from the University of Barcelona, in which they also examine whether the reformed regime is likely to be compatible with any agreement from the Doha Round negotiations.

The other is the one of the series of regular reports by. The European Union’s sugar policy, in place sinceunderwent its first major reform in in response to mounting and unsustainable imbalances in supply and demand.

The reform, however, targeted only a few policy instruments (intervention price cut, voluntary production quota buyout, and restrictions on nonquota sugar exports), while leaving other key policies unchanged (interstate.

Brussels, 19 October / ACP: The regime that manages the EU sugar market changed from 1 st October with the removal of domestic quotas.

Sugar suppliers to the EU under Economic Partnership Agreement and the Everything But Arms (EBA) Initiative, comprised mostly of small and vulnerable economies, had strongly opposed the abolition of EU domestic sugar quotas when it was.

The reform of the EU sugar regime is intended to reduce EU quota sugar production [ ] from an original level of 18 million tonnes by about 6 million tonnes, to 12 million tonnes. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and not those of the IIIS.

All works posted here are owned and copyrighted by the author(s). Papers may only be downloaded for personal use only. Reform of the EU Sugar Regime: Impacts on Sugar Production in Ireland.

Get this from a library. The EU sugar policy regime and implications of reform. [Aziz Elbehri; Johannes Umstaetter; David R Kelch; United States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.]. The Council agreed yesterday the Commission’s proposals to improve the attractiveness of the sugar industry restructuring scheme in order to meet the Commission’s objective of a reduction in 6 million tonnes of sugar quota by the end of the four year transition period for the current EU sugar reform.

sugar regime and the impact which the different reform scenarios could have on the parties concerned in the Union and in third countries was thus able to benefit from a diversity of expertise.

From January to July the ISG’s approach followed the steps set out for conducting impact assessments. The LDCs will be the winners under the EBA concession supported by the current regime, but a few efficient sugar producers will be the winners if the current regime is entirely sugar regime, reform, developing countries, unilateral liberalisation, GTAP, Agricultural and Food Policy, International Relations/Trade, E17, F17, Q Recent work by the European Commission (EC) shows that the reform of the EU sugar regime could lead to a percent increase EU production of beet sugar, while imports of sugar are estimated to decline by percent, mainly due to the replacement of imports from high-cost third countries, like the ACP countries, by domestic production.

The EU sugar regime, based on yearly sugar and isoglucose production quotas and on other support measuresfor producers,operated largely unchanged,fromto As for other agricultural products, attaining self-sufficiency in sugar production wasinitiallythe main policy objective.

Downloadable! The European Union’s sugar policy, in place sinceunderwent its first major reform in in response to mounting and unsustainable imbalances in supply and demand. The reform, however, targeted only a few policy instruments (intervention price cut, voluntary production quota buyout, and restrictions on nonquota sugar exports), while leaving other key policies unchanged.CONTROVERSIAL EU SUGAR REFORM EVOKES STRONG REACTIONS.

On 14 July, the EC released an anticipated outline for reform of the heavily subsidised EU sugar the details of the reform had been leaked at the end of June (see BRIDGES Weekly, 30 June ), the official release was met by strong other changes, the reform will reduce the EU's intervention price for sugar .WWF’s position on reform of the EU sugar regime The EU sugar regime was set up in to guarantee a ‘fair’, or rather a high, and stable income for EU sugar beet producers and to ensure that Europe produced the sugar it consumed.

When the UK joined in the EU took on British commitments to their former colonies to buy their sugar.