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Press Releases - archives

 

 

2018


 

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

2017


 

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

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

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

 

 

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 here

 

 

 

2015


 

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

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

 

 

 

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 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...........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
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......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 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 - 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 and 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 and 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 and 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