Ukraine to cancel subsidies on sugar beets

The National Association of Ukrainian sugar producers (Ukrtsukor) announced that the Ukrainian government has proposed cancelling subsidies to farmers growing sugar beets.  The subsidy was 500 hryvnia or $63 in 2010 and the association had hoped for an increase to over 1000 hryvnia.

Minister of Agriculture Mykola Prysyazhnyuk confirmed that this was the government’s aim.

 

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