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Posted on April 15, 2004. Filed under: Uncategorized |

Economist.com | Trade: “Subsidising sugar producers is not just economically stupid, it is morally indefensible, too. For Europe’s subsidies are not merely a quaint way to keep a few farmers in business. They cause so much sugar to be produced that the stuff is exported to poor countries, hurting farmers who might otherwise earn a living by growing it themselves—and perhaps even exporting it to Europe.”

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