The European Commission has adopted a Regulation reducing for the 2002/2003 marketing year (beginning on 1 July) the production quota in the sugar sector. The quota has been reduced by a quantity of 862,475 tonnes (respectively 826,988 tonnes for white sugar, 17,173 tonnes for isoglucose and 18,314 tonnes for inulin syrup). This will bring the quotas to a total of 14,241,110 tonnes compared to 15,103,585 tonnes last year.