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Egypt sugar output increased by 15%

Egyptian Agriculture Minister Ezzeldin Abusteit said on Monday that the sugar crop production in Egypt this season amounted to about 2,48 million tonnes, marking an increase of about 320,000 tonnes compared to the previous year. It is reportyed by Egypt Independent. Abusteit said in a statement that this season marks a record amount for Egypt. The national production was recorded at 2,16 million tonnes the previous year....

 
Philippines sugar production rises 0,23% in the third week of June

Philippines sugar production as of the third week of June rose 0,23% year-on-year, the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) said. It is reported by Business World. By the third week, the agency reported that sugar production was 2,069 million metric tons (MMT), up from 2,064 MMT a year earlier. This is equivalent to 41,39 mil...

 
Iran sugar output falls 43% in 2018/2019

A senior contractor working with the Iranian ministry of agriculture says the country’s sugar output nearly halved in the last Iranian calendar year which ended in March. It is reported by Presstv. Alireza Yazdani said on Monday that a main reason for increased imports of sugar to Iran over the past months has been the fact that the domestic sugar production decreas...

 
Fiji Sugar Corp says cane crush down 40%

The Fiji Sugar Corporation has crushed nearly 150,000 tonnes of cane at its Lautoka and Labasa mills. It is reported by FSC news. With mechanical stops to date, it has lowered by 40 percent than last year. FSC Chief Executive Officer, Graham Clark says their sugar recovery results were also impr...

 
Thai sugar output seen down 7% in 2019/2020

Thailand is expected to produce around 13 million tonnes of sugar in the upcoming growing season, down 7% from a year earlier, the country’s cane and sugar body said on Tuesday. It is reported by Reuters. «Scant rainfall and decreased acreage in the world’s second-largest sugar exporter would cut cane output in the 2019/20 season, which begins around November,...

 
India’s sugar production could fall by 18% — WISMA

India’s sugar production could fall by 18% in 2019/20 as last year’s drought forced farmers to curtail their sugar cane plantings while lower monsoon rains this year are limiting the crop’s growth, a senior industry official said. It is reported by Reuters. The lower production could help India to reduced stockpiles that have risen because of two years of record production and lower-than-expected exports. India is the world&...

 
Indian sugar production will decrease by 14% — ISMA

India’s sugar production is estimated to decline 14 per cent to 28,2 million tonnes in the next marketing year starting October, mainly due to fall in sugarcane acreage due to less rains in states like Maharashtra and Karnataka, according to industry body ISMA. It is reported by Telangana Today. Sugar output is likely to be at 32,95 million tonnes in the current 2018/2019 marketing year (October-September), Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said in a...


Bunge's Brazil sugar unit posts record cane crushing numbers

Bunge Açúcar & Bioenergia, the Brazilian sugar unit of commodities trader Bunge Ltd, posted in May and June some of its best results yet for cane crushing volumes, the company said on Thursday. It is reported by Reuters. Bunge said its eight mills operating in Brazil crushed 2,65 million tonnes of cane in May, the largest amount of cane processing reported by the Brazilian sugar unit sinc...

 
India suffers driest June in five years, fears for crops

India had its driest June in five years due to a delay in monsoon rains, the weather department said late on Sunday, raising fears for crops and the broader economy. It is reported by Reuters. Overall, rains were a third below average, although in some states, including the sugar cane growing northern state of Uttar Pradesh, they were as much as 61 percent down...

 
Saint Louis Sucre increased sugar beet guaranteed price from 2020

French sugar maker Saint Louis Sucre on Tuesday put forward its guaranteed price for sugar beet growers from the 2020 harvest and said it would invest 50 million euros ($57 million) over several years in two sugar factories. It is reported by Reuters. The announcements come after the sugar maker announced it would end production at two factories in France as part of a wider restructuring plan at its German parent Suedz...

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