Agara Sugar resumed operations on April 1. The factory management told report.ge that the factory managed to continue work with the state's support. The factory plans to process 70,000 tons of raw sugar by the end of the year. According to Alkhan Alizade, the General Director of Agara Sugar, the negotiations with the government completed successfully, and there are all conditions for the factory to continue operating in an environment acceptable to it. Alizade notes that the company received a discount on natural gas and railway-logistics services, the benefit of which will remain in force this year. The factory employs about 500 people.
Agara Sugar suspended its activities on December 31 last year due to the exhaustion of state support measures caused by a pandemic.
This time the factory started operating with the support of the state after a three-month pause.
The largest sugar manufacturer Agara sugar first closed down in November 2017.