11 April 2014
The Food and Allied Workers Union hhas welcomed the increased protection to
domestic sugar produers. On the other hand Fawu rejects the notion and
suggestion that there will be massive job losses as a result of this increased
Fawu General Secretary Katishi Masemola said the increase will help create
thousands of jobs in the manufacturing sector.
Masemola said we welcome what the
government has done because sugar imports from all over the world especially
in subsidised countries like the European Union have a negative affect on
employment, as well as on the livelyhood of South Africans.
“We welcome the increase tariff to protect our domestic sugar industry”
Labels: FAWU welcome increased protection to domestic sugar producers