Tana Beles Sugar Factory 1

An agreement was signed between Sugar Corporation and Metal and Engineering Corporation (METEC) in June 2010. Later on the agreement had been improved in June 2012. According to the later agreement the project was supposed to be completed and begun production in 18 months. However, due to the delay of construction the government terminated the agreement in 2018. At the time of termination factory construction had reached 65%.

In the way forward construction of the factory would be completed by an experienced foreign contractor. When complete and operate in full capacity, the factory will crush 12,000 tons sugarcane a day.