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Australian Sugar Industry Seeks Up To 750K Tons Of Access Under TPP

July 30, 2015 at 8:53 PM
LAHAINA, Hawaii -- The Australian sugar industry is pushing for a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal to grant U.S. market access for as much as 750,000 metric tons of sugar -- a massive jump from current levels -- under a complex price-based system that Australian producers contend would not undermine the U.S. sugar program. The industry's proposal foresees granting Australian sugar producers a baseline amount of access of around 350,000 metric tons, although it appears flexible on this figure. On top...

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