In a new season about 40 sugar plants of Ukraine won't work. As transfers the UNIAN, it was declared today to journalists by the chairman of the board of National association of sakharoproizvoditel "Ukrtsukor" Nikolay Yarchuk.
According to him, in the current season about 60-70 plants plan to start processing of sugar beet. "on September 23-25 at All-Ukrainian meeting of sakharoproizvoditel this question will be brought up", - Yarchuk told.
Rather possible reaction of employees of sugar plants to current situation N. YaRChUK emphasized: "Pickets aren't excluded". According to Yarchuk, this year it is planned to make 1600-1700 thousand tons of the sugar, thus expected prime cost - 3,5-3,6 thousand UAH for ton.
We will remind, only in the Kharkov area, by data "Harkovsakhar", from - for considerable deficiency of a sakharosyrye one plant this year won't be started, and other eight processing enterprises of the region will work not a full season. Over the last 10 years in the Kharkov area Ananyevsky and Orilsky sugar plants stopped the existence.
Meanwhile, in 1991 in Ukraine there were 192 sugar plants. In last season (2007) 110 sugar plants, in 2006 - 116 worked.