LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Allow developing world to compete
By John Meadowcroft
Financial Times; Apr 21, 2004
From Dr John Meadowcroft.
Sir, While the European Union recently imposed a record £331m fine on Microsoft for alleged anti-competitive practices, Oxfam has highlighted the price-fixing and subsidies enacted by the EU to benefit a cartel of European sugar producers to the tune of £538m a year. This cost is borne by European consumers and produ