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La UE concede préstamo de 26 millones de dólares al sector azucarero de Guyana
Fecha de publicación:18/05/2011
País: Guyana
Fuente: Jamaica Observer

The European Union (EU) has agreed to provide US$26 million to help boost and diversify sugar production in Guyana, the Caribbean region's largest sugar exporter.

The EU says in a statement late Tuesday that the money is aimed at compensating for revenue losses stemming from an earlier EU decision to cut import prices for raw sugar exports by up to 36 percent.

Guyana also expects to receive an additional US$106 million through 2013 from the EU to further support its sugar industry.

The EU said it wants to see Guyana diversify production to include packaged sugars, upgrade factories that date back to the British colonial era and encourage private farmers to cultivate land and sell cane to the state-run Guyana Sugar Corporation.

Palabras clave: sector azucarero, Guayana, UE, préstamo
Publicado por: Jamaica Observer