Preliminary sugar target set at 216,000 tonnes

Agriculture Minister Dr Leslie Ramsammy last week revealed that the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) would be aiming to produce 216,000 tonnes of sugar this year but said that the figure was preliminary and likely to increase.

When asked by Stabroek News whether the ministry and GuySuCo settled on a more realistic production target due to the declining production in recent years, Dr Ramsammy stated that he expected the target to increase after the first crop numbers.

In its 2013-2017 Strategic Plan, which was finalised in July of last year, GuySuCo projected a  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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