The open market sale of sugar will not be required if the dealers lift their allotment timely
State Minister for Industries Kamal Ahmed Mojumder on Sunday said the government will ensure profit of the sugar dealers as it has already fixed Tk2 in profit and Tk2 in transportation cost for their each kilogram of sugar.
They will have to withdraw their sugar within the scheduled time, he said while exchanging views with leaders of the Bangladesh Sugar Dealer Business Association at his ministry conference room in the capital, said a press release.
He said the open market sale of sugar will not be required if the dealers lift their allotment timely.
Kamal Mojumder said though the production of sugar is very costly, but the government is supplying sugar with low price considering the consumers satisfaction.
The state minister further said the dealers who wanted to take back their deposits, will be given soon after cancelling their dealership.
He said the government is formulating the Sugar Policy to make the country's sugar mills profitable.
Additional Secretary to the industries ministry Begum Parag presided over the meeting while Chairman of the Bangladesh Sugar and Food Industries Corporation Ajit Kumar Paul, among others, was present at the programme.
The leaders of the dealers' association placed their various problems and demands before the meeting.