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Green Pool expects global sugar deficit in 2023/24

A global sugar deficit of 1.01 million tonnes is projected for the 2023/24 season, ending a run of three successive surpluses, analyst Green Pool said on Tuesday in its initial forecast for the crop year. It is reported by Nasdaq. The Australia-based sugar and biofuels analyst's report said that it expect global production to falter, particularly in India, Pakistan and the European Union. Consum...

 
Indian sugar mills to close early as rain hits cane supply

Sugar mills in India’s top producing state Maharashtra are set to stop cane crushing 45 to 60 days earlier than last year as heavy rain has curtailed sugar cane availability, a senior state government official told on Friday. It is reported by Business Recorder. The western state of Maharashtra, which accounts for more than a third of the country’s sugar output, could produce 12.8 million tonnes of sugar in the 20...


Brazil sugar cane crushing hits 440,000 tonnes

Brazil’s center-south sugarcane crushing totaled 440,000 tonnes in the first half of January, industry group Unica said on Thursday, up from the same period last year when processing had already been halted by this time. It is reported by Nasdaq. Sugar output reached 19,000 tonnes, while total ethanol output rose 43% year-on-year to 208.25 million liters, as the current cycle nears its end and Brazil enters a perio...

 
UK sugar output dented by adverse winter weather

UK sugar production from the 2022/23 campaign is expected to be lower than previously expected following adverse weather, British Sugar said on Tuesday. It is reported by Reuters.  The beet sugar processor, a unit of Associated British Foods, said in a trading update that production is now seen at 0.74 million tonnes, down from a previous fore...

 
France drops sugar beet pesticide exemption after EU court ruling

France has dropped plans to allow sugar beet growers to use again this year a pesticide banned over risks to bees, after a European Union court rejected such exemptions, the country's agriculture minister said on Monday. It is reported by Reuters. After granting sugar beet growers in 2020 an exemption of up to three years to a general ban on neonicotinoid chemicals, the government had been preparing a third and fin...


EU Court puts end to emergency use of bee-toxic pesticides

The EU’s highest court ruled on Thursday (19 January) that EU countries should no longer be allowed temporary exemptions for banned, bee-toxic neonicotinoid pesticides, putting half of all such derogations to an end.  It is reported by Euractiv. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) confirmed that member states will no longer be allowed to grant derogations temporarily permitting the use of seeds treated with...

 
India contracts to export 5.6 mln tonnes of sugar

India has contracted to export about 5.6 million tonnes of sugar since the government said late last year that mills could ship up to 6.1 million tonnes of the sweetener by May. It is reported by Nasdaq. Dealers have already shipped about 2.5 million tonnes of the total contracted quantity, said the sources, who asked not to be named because they are not authorised to talk...

 
Adverse weather hits Indian sugar output

India is likely to produce 34.3 million tonnes of sugar in 2022/23, down 4% from the previous forecast, after sugar cane yields in key producing states were hit by adverse weather, a senior industry official told on Tuesday. It is reported by Reuters. Lower sugar output could limit exports from the world's second-biggest exporter, lifting global prices , and allowing rivals Brazil and Thailand to increase their shi...


Brazil finishes sugar-refining season

Brazil’s centre-south sugarcane crushing totalled 2.63 million tonnes in the second half of December, industry group Unica said on Wednesday, soaring from the same period last year when processing had already been virtually halted by this time. It is reported by Business Recorder. Sugar output reached 165,000 tonnes in the period, while total ethanol output hit 322.24 million liters, as the current crop nears its end. Only 16 plants ha...

 
Lula's fuel tax U-turn likely to hit sugar, ethanol industry

Brazilian sugar and ethanol companies are likely to be negatively impacted after Brazil's new President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva surprised markets with a decree that keeps fuels exempt from federal taxes, analysts said on Tuesday. It is reported by Reuters. The sugar and ethanol industry, as well as international sugar traders, were widely expecting the resumption of federal taxes on gasoline and ethanol as the new administr...

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