Ministry sets quotas for sugar importers

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has given permission to 24 enterprises to import sugar up to July this year for the domestic market, said the Ha Huu Phai, general secretary of the Viet Nam Sugar Association.

The Viet Nam Dairy Corporation received the largest import quota and has been given permission to buy 65,000 tonnes of sugar. Viet Nam Dairy was followed by Friesland Campina Company, which is permitted to import 15,000 tonnes. Meanwhile, Sanofi Synthelabo Viet Nam has been given permission to import just 322 tonnes of sugar, the smallest quota.