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Tag "Mauritius Sugar Producers Association (MSPA)"

Crise dans l’industrie sucrière: La MSPA ne s’opposera pas «à une grève légale»

« Il n’y a pas d’autre solution que la grève. » Ashok Subron, négociateur du Joint Negotiating Panel (JNP), est catégorique. A peine la menace de grève qui pesait sur l’industrie du transport a-t-elle été levée que l’ombre d’une action syndicale similaire plane sur l’industrie cannière. Le vote pour décider du déclenchement ou non de cette action syndicale, à durée illimitée, a d’ailleurs commencé aujourd’hui. Au cœur de ce litige qui oppose

[Economy ExpertSpeak] MSPA: Mauritius must improve sugar sector competitiveness to maintain EU market share

Jean Li Yuen Fong, Director of Mauritius Sugar Producers’ Association (MSPA), spoke to AfricaMoney on how measures taken by the EU Commission have critical repercussions on the islandeconomy at it stands at the brink of the abolition of the sugar quota in 2017. He emphasized that Mauritius must improve the competitiveness of its sugar sector to maintain its market share in Europe. What would be the impact of the abolition

Bitter taste? MSPA and sugar unions fail to reach agreement

Negotiations between the Mauritius Sugar Producers Association (MSPA) and labor unions appear to have broken down, with an appeal to the law through arbitration being the only alternative now facing the sugar trade. Rather than refine the list of requests and move forward, certain obstacles arose because of additional demands by the labor unions, claimed the MSPA. The MSPA had already accepted certain requests of the labor unions, such as

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