It’s not every day when the American affiliate of the predominant television broadcaster in Mainland China calls for an interview. And it’s even more rare when the topic the state-run network wants to discuss is how government intervention is wrecking global markets.
But that is exactly what happened last week when Jack Roney of the American Sugar Alliance was invited to the set of CCTV America, the U.S. division of China Central Television News. Roney told the show, which is broadcast to English-speaking viewers in America and elsewhere, how sugar subsidies in places like Brazil, India, and Thailand are upending global prices and why a Zero-for-Zero sugar policy is needed to promote free markets.
The segment can be viewed by clicking here.