Sugar has become almost unavailable in the countryside of Deir Ezzor and the reason behind it remains unknown for now.
Sugar price has jumped up to 800 Syrian lira in Deir Ezzor’s eastern countryside, which makes it unobtainable by civilians. It is also unavailable at the markets and warehouses situated in the area extending from al-Bassira city to the town of al-Salhiya east the province of Deir Ezzor,” D24 correspondent in Deir Ezzor’s eastern countryside said today.
“The western countryside is also facing a lack of sugar and a sharp rise in its price; there are only three bags of sugar weighing 50 kilos at the shops in Deir Ezzor’s western countryside. Its price is now extremely pricy as it is sold at 725 Syrian lira.
In general, Deir Ezzor’s western countryside is suffering from an extremely lack of multiple food materials. With a rise in the price of wheat that has reached 185 Syrian lira per kilo. Agricultural fertilizers have recently witnessed a boost in their prices too.” D24 correspondent in Deir Ezzor’s western countryside said today.
There are multiple different reports about the reason why the price of sugar has increased in the countryside of Deir Ezzor. Some shopkeepers say that the reason for the lack of sugar is embodied in the cut off routes linking Deir Ezzor province to Aleppo due to ongoing battles between multiple factions in there. Some others say it is because of the lack of the substance in the capital of Damascus.