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Brazil sugar production expected to drop 50%

Sugar production in the key Center-South Brazil region is expected to total 769,400 mt in the second half of April, a decrease of 49.5% year on year, an S&P Global Commodity Insights survey of 10 analysts showed May 9. It is reported by S&P Global Platts. «Expectations are running high that the cane crush should be the lowest since 2012 for the fortnight», according to S&P Global. Of t...

 
India can set a new record for sugar exports — ISMA

India, the world's second largest sugar producer after Brazil, has exported 7 million tonnes of the sweetener so far in the ongoing 2021-22 marketing year, and exports from the country may touch a new record of 9 million tonnes, industry body ISMA said on Thursday.  It is reported by Economic Times. Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA), in a statement, said the country's sugar output has risen to 34.23 million tonnes till April of the current marketi...

 
Romania seeks talks with Tereos to save sugar factory

Romania's agriculture minister plans to hold talks with French sugar and ethanol group Tereos to try to save a sugar factory it wants to close, he said on Wednesday. It is reported by Nasdaq. Tereos, the world's second largest sugar producer by volume, said earlier this year it was consulting with unions at its Ludus factory in Romania about shutting it dow...

 
Egypt’s sugar stock now covers more than 6 months ahead

The Egyptian Minister of Supply and Internal Trade, Aly al-Meselhy announced Monday that the state’s strategic reserves of sugar stocks has risen to cover more than six months ahead. It is reported by Egypt Independent. The production of local sugar from beet and cane crops will enhance the strategic stock of the sugar commodity to meet the country’s needs in the long-ter...

 
Brazil's sugar output plunges 80% — Unica

Sugar production in Brazil's Center-South for the first two weeks of the 2022-23 season showed a drop of 79.99% year on year at 126,627 tonnes, data from trade association UNICA showed April 28. It is reported by S&P Global Platts. The figure was lower than the consensus expectations of 278,900 tonnes from 10 analysts surveyed by S&P Global Commodity Insights. Mills in CS Brazil...

 
Brazil sugar production expected to drop 56%

Sugar production in the key Center-South Brazil region is expected to total 279,000 mt in the first half of April, a decrease of 56% year on year, an S&P Global Commodity Insights survey of 10 analysts showed April 26. It is reported by S&P Global Platts. «The start of the 2022-23 harvest should witness the lowest cane crush since the 2014-15 harvest, — according to S&P Global&#...

 
Brazil’s sugar, ethanol output seen up in the new season — JOB Economia

Brazil’s center-south (CS) region is expected to increase production of both sugar and ethanol in the new season that started in April, as fields partially recovered from the worst drought in 90 years last season, consultancy JOB Economia said on Monday. It is reported by hellenicshippingnews. It projected the CS sugarcane crop in 2022/23 at 558 million tonnes, 6.7% above 2021/22, while sugar output was seen at 33.5 million tonnes versus 32.1...

 
Indian sugar output increased by 13% — ISMA

Sugar mills in the country have produced 32.99 million tonnes of sugar till April 15 this year, which is 3.8 million tonne (MT) higher than 29.18 MT produced by the same time last year, according to the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA). As compared to 170 sugar mills that were crushing sugarcane on April 15 last year, around 305 sugar mills are still crushing sugarcane during the same period...

 
In France sugar beet sown area will decrease by 12%

Farmers in France, the European Union's biggest crop producer, are expected to cut back on wheat and sugar sowing for this year's harvest but expand barley and rapeseed area, the country's farm ministry said on Tuesday. It is reported by Successful Farming. Among initial estimates for spring planting, the ministry projected the sugar beet area would fall by 1.5% from last year to 396,000 ha, which is 11.6% below t...

 
India 2021/2022 sugar output may set a new record

India could export a record 9 million tonnes of sugar in 2021/22 marketing year as production is likely to jump to a record 35 million tonnes, nearly 5% more than the previous estimate, a leading trade body said on Friday. It is rported by Reuters. The higher exports from the world's second-biggest producer of the sweetener could weigh on global prices , , trading near their highest level in 4-1/2 months. Mill...

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