Russian and CIS sugar news, Feb 27, 2019

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The Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Industry and Trade will develop amendments to the technical regulations, according to which all heavy trucks must be equipped with mandatory axial load sensors by 2022.


It is planned to construct a 3000 kW biogas complex adjacent to the sugar plant of LLC Ukrainian Sugar Company - the raw material supplier, for the production of ecological thermal energy, according to Ukrainian press.


According to the Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure of Moldova, the quota for sugar supplies within the framework of the export regime provided to the EU for products with tax exemption was utilized by 75% (27.9 thousand tons out of 37.4 thousand tons) in 2018 (data as of December 11).


Sugar stocks with industrial enterprises amounted to 310.2 thousand tons as of February 1, 2019, which is 9.085% less than it was as on January 1, 2019, reports the National Statistics Committee.


1 billion tenge (173.5 million rubles) has been allocated for the modernization of the Koksu sugar factory in 2019 through the “Zhetysu” social-entrepreneurial corporation. The equipment to pack pressed pulp in rolls will be purchased, according to regional authorities.


Sugar production in Uzbekistan has decreased by 85.5 percent in 2018 in real terms compared to the previous year and amounted to 68.8 thousand tons, in monetary terms - by 82.2 percent to 302.9 billion soums ($ 36.3 million), the sugar demand of Uzbek market is estimated around 800 thousand tons, with an annual growth of 3-5 percent, writes the local press.



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