07 December 1998
Bananas on EU ministers’ menu
THE escalating dispute with the USA over the banana import regime will be on the agenda when European Union (EU) foreign ministers meet this week in Brussels.
The USA has threatened to take punitive sanctions against a wide-ranging group of EU products over preferential access to European markets of Caribbean bananas.
- Banana war hots up again, FWi, 04 December, 1998
- Financial Times 07/12/98 page 48