Average price of sugar reached 64.36 soms in Kyrgyzstan in March. Compared to December last year, it has risen by 10.14 soms, or by almost 19%. The National Statistical Committee provided such data.
Higher than national average retail prices for granulated sugar were registered in Isfana (69.33 soms), Jalal-Abad (67.84 soms), Nookat (67.39 soms), Kara-Suu (67.33 soms) and Batken (67.21 soms). The minimum sugar prices were recorded in Tokmak (60.67 soms), Talas (60.89 soms) and Naryn (61.94 soms).
Sugar prices increased by 4.34 more soms (+7.2%) in March.
“The largest increase in prices for granulated sugar compared to the previous month was recorded in Nookat – by 18.8%, in Pokrovka village – by 13.2%, as well as in Batken and Kara-Balta – by 9.7%,” the National Statistical Committee stressed. (24.kg/Business World Magazine)