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Press Releases and Position Papers

 

 

2018


 

17 May.............

CIBE - European sugar beet growers deeply concerned by gloomy outlook - Download

27 April............

CIBE and CEFS - Blanket ban on neonicotinoids: a severe blow with huge consequences for European sugar beet growers and processors - Download

23 April..........CIBE - CIBE urges Member States and Commission to act responsibly and with common sense - Download

 

2017


 

9 November....CIBE - European sugar beet growers warn that their productivity and sustainable practices are under threat Download

3 July.............

CIBE, CEFS, EFFAT and EPURE - EU-Mercosur negotitations: stand up for EU sugar and ethanol! Download

 

 

2016


 

19 May............

CIBE - European sugar beet growers concerned by the likely deterioration of the conditions and terms of beet purchase as from 2017 Download

 

 

 

2015


 

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

CIBE - European sugar beet growers united to face difficult times. Download

 

 

 

2014


 

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

CIBE - 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

12 March...........

CIBE in cooperation with CEFS participated to the stakeholders conference organized by the EU Commission on the 12th of March 2014. Download

 

2013


 

4 November........CIBE - CEFS - EFFAT Announcement - Members of the European beet Sugar chain sign up for a Joint Sustainability Partnership - Download
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

3 May..............CIBE - answer to the public consultation on the FTA with Thailand - Download
20 March...........

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

13 March...........CIBE - EU Beet Growers welcome EP's Plenary vote on the future Single CMO - Download
7 March...........COPA-COGECA - 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
6 March...........Towards a sustainable and competitive sugar sector: Prolong the Single CMO for Sugar until the end of the 2019/2020 marketing year - Download
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

 

 

2012


 

3 December.......CIBE - European Beet Growers welcome progress of the discussions at EU Institutions's level. Download
6 November.......CIBE, CEFS, EFFAT and ACP meeting at the European Parliament regarding: “CAP towards 2020: Can it ensure a smart, sustainable and inclusive future for the sugar sector?” Download
11 September.....CIBE - The EU beet growers' contribution to the EP debate and misconceptions of sugar refiners - Download
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
14 June............CIBE - 43rd CIBE Congress in Reims 12-15 June 2012 - Download - Congress resolution: download in English, French, German, Polish and Italian
3 May..............The European Sugar Users... Download
May................COPA-COGECA - Reaction on the sugar regime after 2013... Download in English, German, French, Italian, Polish, Spanish

 

2011


15 November.....CIBE - EU Beet growers meet the President of the EU Agriculture council and share concerns over Commission proposal on sugar - Download
November.........CIBE - Response to Commission Proposal on Single CMO - Download
12 October........CIBE - European Sugar Beet Growers outraged by the Commission’s legislative proposal on Sugar - Download
7 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
May...............CIBE Assessment of the impact of an EU-Mercosur FTA on the EU Sugar Beet Sector - Download
8 March..........CIBE and CEFS - EU Beet Growers and Sugar Manufacturers welcome the European Parliament vote on the report on agriculture and international trad - Download
8 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
25 January.......CIBE - European Beet Growers' Second Contribution To The Debate On The CAP After 2013 - Download in English, German and French

 

 

2010


28 June..........CIBE position paper - European Beet Growers' First Contribution to the debate on the CAP after 2013 Download
31 May............CIBE - European Beet Growers present results on environmental sustainability and look towards the future - Download
27 January.......CIBE and CEFS - OUT-OF-QUOTA SUGAR 2009/10: The European Sugar beet sector welcomes the temporary measure proposed by the European Commission - Download
11 January.......CIBE - SUGAR: European sugar beet growers reiterate their request to export sugar now - Download

 

2009


15 December....CIBE - SUGAR: The European Commission guilty of increasing the shortage of sugar on the world market - Download
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
25 March..........CIBE and CEFS - The European sugar beet sector asks the Commission to be consistent and to respect its commitments - Download

 

2008


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