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According to some estimates, the European Union's annual sugar imports will fall from 3 million metric tons (3.3 million tons) to 1.8 million metric tons by 2025 now that the bloc has lifted its production ceiling. European sugar exports, meanwhile, will nearly double from 1.3 million metric tons per year, where they have been capped for half a century.

Latin America's Sugar Producers Sweat the Sweet Stuff

Dec 12, 2017 | 08:00 GMT

The European Union's recent decision to do away with a long-standing production ceiling will force the world's major sugar producers to find ways to deal with a more competitive export market.

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