Senior News Analyst
Sandra Boga has over 10 years of commodities reporting experience. She joined Informa in 2013, after spending 5 years as a senior reporter in the steel commodities sector based both in London and São Paulo.
Her specialist area at IEG Vu is currently the cocoa market, however, other areas of expertise include sugar, coffee and grains. Sandra created the template for Market Reports across the grains, oilseeds and softs sectors at IEG Vu, which cover price analysis, supply, demand and outlooks.
Sandra regularly covers key global events across Europe, Latin America and Asia, providing in-depth, extensive coverage and live tweets for her followers. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
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Latest From Sandra Boga
The sugar cane crush in the Philippines is winding down fast with SRA data showing year-on-year volumes still falling.
Kazakhstan had to reintroduce the duty exemption for imports of white sugar from third countries following a 20-25% increase in the prices of Russian sugar, its Finance Minister Alikhan Smailov explained.
Total Thai sugar cane crushing reached 129.7 million tonnes by April 15, up from 125.9 mln crushed by the same time last year, official data showed.
A weakening of the Brazilian real to its lowest against the US dollar in about four weeks exerted additional pressure on already weak sentiment in the coffee market as it encouraged producer selling.
White sugar futures in London posted solid gains and raw sugar futures ended hardly changed as the market shrugged off pressure from a weakening of the Brazilian real to 3.99 against the US dollar.
Sugar imports into China slipped considerably in year-ago comparisons, though volumes still rose month-on-month, according to data released by the General Administration of Customs.