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30.09.2011

Swiss producers want to be able to control their production in order to pay no more export subsidies

Uniterre, a swiss EMB member organisation published today a press prelease demanding a volume regulation in dairy farmers hands and the abolishment of export dumping towards developping countries. It is available in French and German. Please click on the flag this side up on the left to get one of these versions.


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