Ukraine Increases Refined Sugar Output by 40%, Interfax Says

Ukraine’s output of refined sugar increased by about 40 percent as of today from a year earlier, Interfax-Ukraine news agency reported, citing Ukrtsukor, the country’s sugar producers’ association.

Production rose to 1.94 million metric tons as factories processed 14.67 million tons of sugar beets, according to Interfax.

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