Trade Minister warns sugar traders about speculation

03-10-2020 Jean Marie Niyokindi, Minister of Trade, Industry and Tourism said sugar wholesalers are involved in the sugar shortage that has occurred in Bujumbura city these days. “Wholesalers hide sugar instead of distributing it to retailers,” he said adding that the latter then speculate about its price. The Minister also (...)

Sugar import has produced its effects

06-19-2017 Sugar price has gone down since the start of June. This decrease is due to the import of 7.000 tons of sugar and the increase of SOSUMO supply to the market. ”Now I am allowed to buy any quantity of sugar that I need without any condition”, says gladly (...)