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15 March 2017

Brexit can benefit the poorest countries that produce sugar

Brexit can benefit the poorest countries that produce sugar

There are more than 110 sugar-producing countries in the world. In many small nations, sugar cane is the No. 1 crop – their economies rely on it. Cane sugar production plays a particularly significant role in the economies of African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries, many of which are Least Developed Countries (LDC). For places like Belize, Guyana, Malawi, Mozambique and Swaziland, cane sugar generates export earnings, creates employment and often provides a lone source of income for rural communities, lifting them out of poverty.

You can read the full blog in The Spectator from Philip De Pass here.

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