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Press Releases - archives

 

 

 

2015


 

5 June............

European sugar beet growers united to face difficult times. Download here

 

 

2014


 

22 May..............

European sugar beet growers call on the European Commission to ensure legal clarity and market stability on the EU sugar market up to 2020. Download here

 

2013


 

27 June.............

CIBE -  Agri Council & EP political agreement on CAP reform: "Sugar Deal" extends the sugar quota system only to 2017Download in English and German

20 March...........

CIBE - EU Beet Growers are concerned about the Agricouncil mandate for the future european sugar policy - Download here

13 March...........CIBE - EU Beet Growers welcome EP's Plenary vote on the future Single CMO - Download here
07 March...........Ahead of agricultural attache discussions and MEPs vote next week, COPA-COGECA sends letter calling for EU sugar production quotas to be kept until at least 2020" - Download in English, French, Italian, German and Polish
24 January.........CIBE - European Beet Growers welcome EP Agriculture Ccommittee call for a prolongation of the current sugar provisions after 2015 and up to 2020 - Download here

 

 

2012


 

03 December......CIBE - European Beet Growers welcome progress of the discussions at EU Institutions's level. Download here
06 November......Joint Press Release after CIBE/CEFS/EFFAT/ACP meeting at the European Parliament regarding: “CAP towards 2020: Can it ensure a smart, sustainable and inclusive future for the sugar sector?” Download here
11 September.....CIBE - The EU beet growers' contribution to the EP debate and misconceptions of sugar refiners - Download here
You can also download the Explanatory Memorandum here
18 June............CIBE - EU Beet Growers welcome the work of the EP Rapporteur on Single CMO, Mr Michel Dantin- Download here
14 June............CIBE Press Release - 43rd CIBE Congress in Reims 12-15 June 2012 - Download here - Congress resolution: download in English, French, German, Polish and Italian

 

2011


15 November.....CIBE — EU Beet growers meet the President of the EU Agriculture council and share concerns over Commission proposal on sugar - Download here
12 October........CIBE - European Sugar Beet Growers outraged by the Commission’s legislative proposal on Sugar - Download here
07 September....CIBE — European Beet Growers react to rumours and texts circulated by the Commission - Download in English, German and French
27 May............CIBE — Facing a volatile and unstable World Sugar Market European Beet Growers call for timely market measures and more than ever remain firm on their position for the future - Download here
08 March.........CIBE/CEFS  — EU Beet Growers and Sugar Manufacturers welcome the European Parliament vote on the report on agriculture and international trad - Download here
08 February......CIBE  — SUGAR TENSION: EU Beet Growers share concerns with growers facing calamity due to extreme weather conditions and push for action to calm the markets - Download in English, German, French

 

 

2010


31 May............CIBE — European Beet Growers present results on environmental sustainability and look towards the future - Downlaod here
27 January.......CIBE CEFS  — OUT-OF-QUOTA SUGAR 2009/10: The European Sugar beet sector welcomes the temporary measure proposed by the European Commission - Download here
11 January.......CIBE —  SUGAR: European sugar beet growers reiterate their request to export sugar now - Download here

 

2009


15 December....CIBE  —  SUGAR: The European Commission guilty of increasing the shortage of sugar on the world market - Download here
16 June...........CIBE —  The International Confederation of European Beet Growers (CIBE) held its 42nd Congress in Copenhagen (Denmark) from the 16th to the 19th of June - Download here
25 March..........CIBE/CEFS  —  The European sugar beet sector asks the Commission to be consistent and to respect its commitments - Download here

 

2008


21 November.....CIBE  —  European sugar beet growers strongly regret the maintenance of the sugar tax in the CAP Health Check agreement - Download here
22 May.............CIBE  — Commissioner Mandelson must stop the concessions in international trade negotiations! - Download here
22 April............CIBE  — CIBE calls for extreme firmness on the EU's international trade concessions - Download here