Is Argentina to blame for growing sugar prices in Primorye?
The main supplier of raw materials for the manufacture of sugar commented on the reasons for price increases
VLADIVOSTOK. November 29. VOSTOK-MEDIA – Vladivostok experienced a sharp rise in price of sugar - in a retail of its price ranges from 50 to 72 rubles.
To understand the reasons for the sharp increase in the cost of one of the most vital products, reporters from RIA "Vostok-Media" asked for a comment the company "GRASP", the main supplier of raw sugar for the Ussurisk sugar factory.
"From January 1 to November 26, 2010, our company has imported raw sugar in an amount of 102 915.15 tons from Argentina, Thailand, Brazil. Pricing model of the product today is focused on covering all costs (purchasing price of raw sugar, bank interest on loans, customs duties, customs fees, cargo handling, freight forwarding services, weigh wagons, the use of cars on the tracks the train station, train fare, Insurance, BMS, phytosanitary certificates, certificate of hygiene, travel costs and other expenses. "As the tariff components, increased cost of goods and cost of sales", - reported RIA "Vostok-Media general director of OOO" GRASP "Yelena Soboleva.
As a reminder: LLC "Grasp" has a monopoly in Primorski markets. Only this company supplies raw materials for the JSC Ussurisk sugar "and is the exclusive distributor of the Ussurisk plant on the market of Primorye and other regions of the Far East.
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