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Indonesia – Distribution chain for refined sugar to be tightened [Registered]

Indonesia’s Trade Ministry is vowing to tighten the distribution of refined sugar to avert further leakages into the end-consumer market that may push down local sugar prices. Trade Minister Muhammad Lutfi said it would cut the distribution chain of that type of sugar through direct delivery to the food and beverage industry. At present the sugar is traded through distributors and sub-distributors before reaching its industrial customers, reports The Jakarta Post. Lutfi added that the new arrangement would apply to refined sugar made from raw sugar imported in the second half of this year. This decision will be in line…

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