State cuts sugar prices to stop political rhetoric

Source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke The Government has announced a reduction of sugar and milk prices as it attempts to push back the rising cost of basic food items.Thursday, the State announced a reduction of the retail price of sugar to Sh120 per kilo and Sh50 for half a litre of milk to stem the onslaught from Opposition…

PHL sugar output exceeds forecast for CY 2016-2017

Source: https://businessmirror.com.ph Philippine sugar production as of May 28 has already reached 2.333 million metric tons (MMT), surpassing both the government’s projection and the output in the previous crop year (CY), data from the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) showed. Preliminary data from the SRA, a government-owned and -controlled corporation attached to the Department of Agriculture…

Tax On Sugar Down But Remains High On Second-Hand Clothes

Source: https://ktpress.rw At least many homes in Rwanda will afford sugar but will have to spend more money to buy second-hand clothes and shoes. Going by the National Budget for 2017/2018 fiscal year, tax on imported sugar from east Africa has dropped to 25% but previously tax on sugar imports was 100%.This means in retail…