Sugar imports in November

Sugar imports in November grew by 107 percent compared with the same period last year, as more traders shipped in the commodity ahead the season. The commodity imported by various traders rose to 39,752 tonnes in the review period from 19,192 tonnes the month before. table sugar accounted for 17,917 tonnes of total imports, while industrial sweetener stood at 21,835 tonnes. Local production in November was almost on a par with the imports, standing at 38,768 tonnes as factories recorded improved performance during the period.