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Indonesia needs to import 3.22m tons of raw sugar in 2016

Indonesia needs to import 3.22m tons of raw sugar in 2016

JAKARTA: Indonesia is expected to need to import 3.22 million tonnes of raw sugar in 2016, Panggah Susanto, Director General of Agriculture at the Industry Ministry, said on Thursday, up from the 3.1 million tonnes targetted for import this year. No reason was given for the year-on-year increase.

Earlier on Thursday, Indonesia’s Trade Minister, Tom Lembong, said as of November the country had imported 2.64 million tonnes of raw sugar but had issued permits to import 3.1 million tonnes.