The Challenge to Cane Sugar in the 1980's

Report of a Seminar held at the Commonwealth Institute, London, 26–29 April 1983

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Press Communique

Proposed by trade unionists working in the British cane sugar industry, the four day Seminar on “The Challenge to Cane Sugar in the 1980's”, which was opened by the Prime Minister of Fiji at the Commonwealth Institute on 26th April, brought together representatives from Britain and from the four corners of the cane sugar industry - governments, industrial management, trade unions, and cane farmers - from 10 African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries which supply cane sugar to the EEC - the bulk of which comes to the United Kingdom. The participating countries were Barbados, Belize, Fiji, Guyana, Jamaica, Mauritius, St, Kitts, Swaziland, Trinidad and Tobago and Zimbabwe.


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