| GEO Business|
| Sugar reserves reduces to 200,000 tons as crisis continues|
| Updated at: 1544 PST, Thursday, November 19, 2009|
KARACHI: The Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) will start import of 500,000 tons of sugar from next month.
Chairman TCP Saeed Ahmad Khan said this while talking to Geo News. He said there are only 200,000 tons of sugar reserves left and it will further lessen in coming weeks due to 50,000 tons sugar supply to utility stores on regular basis. He said trade ministry has already given green signal to TCP for the sugar import which will begin from December.
TCP officials said laws, TCP should have reserves of 300,000 tons sugar reserves and this is the reason of import of sugar.