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France, Hungary Say EU Sugar-Production Quotas Should Be Kept

October 20, 2011

Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) -- France and Hungary agreed on the need for a “strong” European Union Common Agricultural Policy, including a budget that is maintained at least at the existing level, the French Agriculture Ministry said.

France’s Agriculture Minister Bruno Le Maire met with Hungary’s Rural Development Minister Sandor Fazekas today, and they agreed that production controls including sugar quotas and vine-planting rights should be maintained, the French ministry said in an e-mailed statement.

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