Maersk admits going too far in US lobby effort

Following heavy criticism of Maersk's lobbying efforts against the US Food Aid Program, which subsidiary Maersk Line Limited is part of, the group now admits that it has gone too far and has decided to withdraw from the debate.
Photo: Hanjin
Photo: Hanjin

For the last two years Maersk has sustained a lobbying effort against the Obama administration's reform of the US Food Aid Program, which eliminates the need for sailing food aid from the United States to crisis-stricken areas, making the program much more efficient than it is today.

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