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Christoph Berg

Christoph has been the managing director of F.O. Licht since 2007. He has more than 20 years of experience researching and writing specialist news and analysis for and about the ethanol, sugar and feed industry. He holds a PhD in economics from the Technical University of Berlin. Based in Ratzeburg, he appears regularly on conference panels to discuss matters related to the industry.
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Futures Review: Sugar futures continue to lose ground

World sugar markets continue to be weighed down by the huge stock overhang caused by record crops in India and Thailand.

Futures Sugar

Thailand's sugar cane crop has virtually ended

With only six sugar mills still crushing in the week to May 8, the 2018/19 Thai sugar season has virtually ended.

Thailand Sugar

Maharashtra's sugar output likely to fall by 20% in 2019/20

After hitting an all-time high of 10.7 mln tonnes in 2018/19 (Oct/Sep), sugar output in Maharashtra is likely to decline by 15 - 20% in the next crushing season due to lower acreage, said Prakash Naiknavare, managing director, National Federation of Co-operative Sugar Factories.

India Sugar

India's UP sugar cane crush crosses 100 mln tonnes

Only four out of 119 sugar mills had ended this season's cane crush in India's largest sugar producing state - Uttar Pradesh (UP) - on May 16, 2019, official data show.

India Sugar

Futures Review: Sugar slides further

World sugar futures slipped back further in slow dealings as the real weakened against the US-dollar.

Sugar Cane Sugar

Brazil's sugar stocks drop to 3-year low

The slow pace of production has prompted sugar stocks to fall to a five-year low at the start of the 2019/20 season, data by MAPA showed.

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