Final report, September 2000 - The study has been worked out between August 1999 and September 2000 by NEI (Netherlands Economic Institute). The objective of this study was to examine the impacts of this market organisation under various aspects, in particular: impacts on the EC and the world sugar market in terms of volumes and prices, impacts on the income of sugar beet producers, impacts on the distribution of sugar beet production and processing between Member States. The report is done in English; there are no other language versions available at the Commission Services. This study has been financed by the European Commission. The conclusions, recommendations and opinions presented in this report reflect the opinion of the consultant and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Commission.