Russian and CIS sugar news, Jan 20, 2020

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As of January 16, 2019, more than 914 thousand tons of sugar beets were processed in Mordovia and over 146 thousand tons of sugar produced against the 145 thousand tons expected. This is a record volume of sugar production in the republic, in 2018 only 82.2 thousand tons were of sugar produced, according to the Ministry of Agriculture of Mordovia.


In 11 months of 2019, a total volume of 225.4 thousand tons of sugar was produced in the country - 0.7% more than a year earlier. The president of the Kazakhstan Association of Sugar, Food and Processing Industries, Aizhan Naurzgaliyeva, said that there are 7 sugar factories in Kazakhstan, of which only three operate and the rest need global modernization. According to the association, in 2018, the level of self-sufficiency in sugar in Kazakhstan was 49%, of which only about 40 thousand tons were produced from beets (less than 10%).


The average consumer price for sugar decreased by 5.6% in December 2019, compared to previous month, and by 12.4% vs. December 2018, the National Statistical Service of Armenia informed



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