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  • Safeguards and anti-dumping: Australia’s food processing industry seeks protection

    Posted 15/08/2013 by Eugenia Karanikolas
    In April 2013 SPC, the only tomato processor in Australia,   announced that it would cancel the contracts of around 60 fruit-growers in Victoria’s Goulburn Valley region; another 50 would have their orders reduced.The company has been struggling since 2005 when it was bought by Coca-Cola Amatil for $500 million. The company’s management has described SPC’s performance as disappointing' , resulting in the decision to consolidate its three manufacturing plants into two and to write off more than ... Read more...

    TAGS: Trade; tariffs; safeguards; Anti-dumping

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