AUSTRALIA: Government yet to confirm details of sugar levy
Warren Truss, Australia's Federal minister for agriculture, said yesterday [Thursday] that the government has yet to fine-tune an A$150m (US$82m) recovery plan for sugar farmers. The recovery is to be funded by a levy on retail sugar, but it is unclear whether this will be extended to wholesale sugar sales, reported the Australian Financial Review. It will take several weeks to finalise details of how the levy will be applied, Truss said.
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