Colombian fry duties are latest sign of trade tension

A decision by the Colombian Government to recommend duties on from Belgian, Dutch and German fry processors is the latest example of trade restrictions that threaten global sales of potatoes and other products, writes Cedric Porter of World Potato Markets.

A decision by the Colombian Government to recommend duties on from Belgian, Dutch and German fry processors is the latest example of trade restrictions that threaten global sales of potatoes and other products, writes Cedric Porter of World Potato Markets.

Concerned about the imports of lowpriced fries, a Colombian committee investigated European trade and has recommended the imposition of anti-dumping duties on potato products from Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany.

Cedric Porter is the editor of World Potato
Markets, an essential weekly price, production
and trade briefing for potato professionals.
See www.worldpotatomarket.
com call him
on +44 1892 543444 or email him at
cedric.porter@agrimarkets.net

 

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