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African Sugar Producers: Smuggling a Major Problem

Africa's sugar producers want governments to tighten border controls across the continent and tackle sugar smuggling, a problem they said was helping drive down local sugar prices.   Rosemary Mkok, chief executive of the Kenya Sugar Board, told a conference of sugar producers on Wednesday that smuggling was a big problem in east Africa's biggest economy.   Large amounts of illegal imports had led to stockpiles and was pushing down sugar prices in Africa, with illegal...

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