It is planned to restore production of sugar

10.08.2018

As a result of a currency devaluation kilogram of sugar was worth 6 thousand soms (50.33 rubles).

 It is planned to restore the sugar manufactories, which closed in 2017 due to the devaluation of the national currency, reports the August 9 edition Kun. uz with reference to the Deputy Chairman of the "Usecasecontrollers" Astilla Salimova.

According to him, the currency devaluation kilogram of sugar was worth 6 thousand soms (50.33 rubles), and private farmers are not yet able to compete. Currently, the entire domestic demand for sugar is met by imports.

Salimov added that in 2018 it is planned to run the plant "Angren-Shakar". The company plans to optimize logistics and other costs in order to enter the market.+

We will remind, in the end of 2017 in Uzbekistan has closed down two factories for the production of sugar — "Khorazm-Shakar and Angren-Shakar". Total productive capacity is 700 thousand tons.
 

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