National Development and Reform Commission: The central reserve sugar will be rotated in a balanced manner, with white granulated sugar once a year
The National Development and Reform Commission issued the "Administrative Measures for Central Reserve Sugar (Draft for Comment)" (hereinafter referred to as the "Measures") on the 16th, which mentioned that the annual rotation amount of raw sugar is controlled by 15-20%; in principle, white granulated sugar is rotated once a year.
The "Methods" consist of 8 chapters and 36 articles. Chapter 1 General Provisions has 3 articles, which clarify the purpose of formulation, definition of concepts, and principle requirements. Chapter II Division of Responsibilities consists of 5 articles, which stipulate the responsibilities and tasks of relevant departments. The third chapter plan management consists of 8 articles, which stipulate the procedures for the proposal and determination of the central sugar reserve, sales, rotation, and utilization plan, as well as the operation method. Chapter 4 Warehousing Management consists of 7 articles, which stipulate the selection of storage enterprises and the requirements of warehousing management. Chapter 5 Quality Management consists of 3 articles, which stipulate quality requirements and quality inspection and monitoring requirements. Chapter VI Supervision and Inspection has 5 articles, which stipulate the supervision, inspection and verification responsibilities of relevant departments. Chapter 7 Penalty Provisions consists of 3 articles, clarifying the punishment measures for violations. Chapter 8 Supplementary Provisions has 2 articles, which stipulate the implementation time and interpretation department.
The "Measures" clarify that the central sugar reserve shall in principle implement balanced rotation. The annual rotation quantity of raw sugar is controlled at a ratio of 15-20%, and can be appropriately increased or decreased according to the needs of market regulation, and in principle does not exceed 30% of the total inventory; in principle, white sugar is rotated once a year.
The "Measures" clarify that the central reserve sugar must meet the relevant national quality and food safety requirements. The reserve of raw sugar must meet the national standards, and the reserve of white sugar must meet the national standard level one or above. Central reserve sugar that does not meet the requirements of food safety laws and regulations and food safety standards shall not be used as raw materials to produce food, nor shall it be placed on the food market for sale.