Russian and CIS sugar news, Dec 19, 2018

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RUSSIA

According to the State Statistics Service, sugar prices from manufacturers increased by 8.7% in November 2018 (compared to October 2018).

“Zainsky Sakhar” plant (Tatarstan) became the first Russian enterprise in the food industry to receive a silver mark of Toyota Engineering Corporation, according to a press release of the company.

UKRAINE

As of December 17, 2018, Ukraine has processed 12.01 million tons of beets and produced 1,626.5 thousand tons of sugar, reports Ukrtsukor.

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has proliferated the decree banning the importation of goods from Russia until 2020. The list of prohibited commodities includes over 30 types of goods, including confectionery and sweets.

GEORGIA

According to the analysis of data by National Statistics Office of Georgia, conducted by Sugar.ru, in November 2018 the import of white sugar (HS code 170199) has made $1.8 million ($2.5 million in 2017). Total in for January - November 2018 Georgia imported white sugar for $34.9 million ($38.6 million in 2017). Export of white sugar in January - November 2018 has made $6.4, total for 11 months 2018 - $171.9 thousand (in 2017 - $3.9 million).

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