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India's sugar output down 26% — ISMA

Indian mills produced 10,9 million tonnes of sugar between Oct. 1 and Jan. 15, down 26% from a year earlier, due to lower production in the drought-hit western state of Maharashtra, the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said on Friday. It is reported by Reuters. The country is the world’s biggest sugar producer and lower output could support global prices. Mills in Maharashtra have produced 2,55 million tonnes of sugar,...

 
EU 2019/2020 sugar production will be down 443,000 tonnes — S&P Global Platts

S&P Global Platts Analytics forecasts total 2019-20 EU sugar production will be down 443,000 mt on the year at 17.488 million mt as a result of dry conditions early in the season and heavy rainfall late in the season, meaning beet yields did not offset a reduced planted area in the main producing countries of France and Germany. It is reported by press-service of S&P Global Platts. British Sugar owner AB Sugar said Thursday higher beet yields would offset a drop in planted area in the UK and take 2019-20 (October-...

 
USDA lowers 2019/20 sugar stocks/use ratio by 6%

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday set closely-watched sugar stocks-to-use ratio for 2019-20 at 12,7%, down from 13,5% in the previous month's report. It is reported by Successful Farming. At the same time, the USDA left the 2018-19 sugar stocks-to-use ratio unchanged at 14,5%. In its monthly report, the agency forecast U.S. production in 2019...

 
Mexico sugar production to fall by 10%

According to the reports, sugar production in Mexico is likely to fall by 10% in 2020 as compared to 2019. It is reported by ChiniMandi. The country may witness shortfall in output because of unfavourable weather conditions such as droughts and frosts. The adverse weather conditions have impacted 543...


Conab reduced Brazil sugar production forecast for 2019/2020

Brazil's 2019-20 center-south cane crop has been revised up to 589 million tonnes from 571 million tonnes in August, farm statistics agency Conab said on Thursday, citing favorable climate conditions. It is reported by Nasdaq. The agency reduced its projection for center-south sugar output to 27,35 million tonnes from 28,97 million tonnes seen in August, since initial expectations for a higher s...

 
Global sugar deficit will surpass 8 mln tonnes in 2019/2020 — Rabobank

Rabobank increased its forecast of global sugar deficit in 2019/2020 to 8,2 million tonnes due to declining production in India and Thailand. It is reported by Sugaronline. If Rabobank forecast comes true, the largest sugar deficit will be recorded in season 2019/2020 since 2015/2016 MY. In mid-September, Rabobank predicted the global su...

 
India 2019/2020 sugar output to decline almost 22% — USDA

India's sugar production stood at 4.58 million tonne till December 15 of the ongoing marketing year, down 35 per cent from the year-ago period, owing to sharp fall in output in Maharashtra and Karnataka, industry body ISMA said on Wednesday. It is reported by Business Standard. Sugar marketing year runs from October to September. Mills had manufactured 7.05 million tonne of sugar in the same period of the 2018-19 marketi...

 
Indonesia to increase purity levels for raw sugar imports

Indonesia is revising its sugar import rules to increase the purity levels for its raw sugar purchases from overseas, said Indrasari Wisnu Wardhana, the Trade Ministry’s foreign trade director general on Wednesday It is reported by Reuters. The ministry’s current rules say raw sugar must have an ICUMSA purity level of at least 1,200 to be considered for import, and Wardhana said this will be lowered to...

 
Jamaica sugar production set to fall 20%

In 2019/2020, Jamaica sugar production set to fall 20%/ It is reported by Stabroek News. The 2019-2020 sugar crop year got off to an early start when Chinese producers Pan Caribbean Sugar Company (PCSC) started production on November 28. PCSC, Applet...

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