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Ukrainian Refined-Sugar Production Rises 34%, Ukrtsukor Says

October 24, 2011

Oct. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Ukraine’s production of refined, or white, sugar rose 34 percent as of Oct. 20, according to Ukrtsukor, which represents local sugar makers.

Output climbed to 1.02 million metric tons from 763,000 tons a year earlier, the group said in an e-mailed statement today. Seventy-five refineries processed 8 million tons of sugar beets, according to the statement.

--Editors: Dan Weeks, John Deane.

To contact the reporter on this story: Kateryna Choursina in Kiev at kchoursina@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Claudia Carpenter at ccarpenter2@bloomberg.net


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