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Vietnam sugar producers merge to compete with Thai sugar

Vietnamese sugar company Thanh Thanh Cong Tay Ninh (SBT) is acquiring Bien Hoa (BHS) in the hope being competitive in both the domestic and regional market, according to local press reports.

Vietnam Sugar Thailand

Malawi enjoys increased allocation in TRQ for the US sugar market

Malawi’s country-specific allocation of the tariff-rate quota (TRQ) for raw cane sugar imports to the US has increased by 45% in the fiscal year 2017, according to local press reports.

Sugar Malawi United States


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Weekly Review: Sugar supplies not so loose after all?

Sugar traders were offered some widely diverging views this week on the supply/demand and price outlook, contributing to a volatile price trend for both London and New York futures already absorbing surprise forecasts for needed rains in dry Brazil.
Sugar Beet Sugar

Futures Review: Raw sugar extends losses

Raw sugar futures in New York tumbled on Tuesday (September 19) amid expectations of rain arriving in Brazil’s sugarcane growing regions after recent dry weather.

Sugar Futures

Russian sugar beet harvest over 25% complete

Russian farmers had harvested sugar beet from 300,100 hectares as of September 18, or 25.5% of the total area sown, the Ministry of Agriculture reported.

Russian Federation Beet Sugar

EU raises sugar beet yield forecast

The EU’s crop monitoring unit MARS has raised its beet yield forecast for the 2017/18 crop for the second month in a row.

Beet Sugar EU

Futures Review: Sugar futures settle lower on consolidation

Raw sugar futures in New York ended weaker as speculative profit-taking weighed on the market after last week’s short-covering rally. 

Sugar Cane Sugar

EU poised for export surge as sugar quotas finally abolished

One of the last remaining vestiges of the old pre-reform era CAP finally disappears at the end of this month, as sugar production quotas are finally abolished. 

Sugar EU
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Futures Review: Raw sugar futures surge to two-month high - July 31, 2017

Raw sugar futures in New York rose to a two-month high as speculators covered short positions following fuel tax changes in Brazil that could potentially divert cane from sugar production to ethanol.
Futures Sweeteners

Sugar tax causes CSD consumption to slump

Consumption of carbonated soft drinks (CSDs) with the highest sugar content fell by more than 70% in the first three months after a new Portuguese tax on sugary beverages started on February 1, announced officials from the Portuguese health ministry.
Carbonates Mexico

AGgregator: July 17, 2017

AGgregator: July 17, 2017

Corn Wheat

Estonia to tax sugar-sweetened soft drinks

Estonia joins countries such as Mexico, France and Hungary, and some states and cities in the US, that have imposed levies on sugary beverages. The UK and Ireland are also due to introduce such a levy.

Beverages Sugar

Comment: Logic prevailed for US and Mexico sugar trade pact

Despite machinations, the US and Mexico finally settled the terms of their sugar trade pact earlier this month; but who ended up paying a harsher price? 

Sugar Cane Sugar

Food industry fights sugary drinks tax in Spain

The agri-food, hotel and restaurant industries in Spain have submitted to the country’s government a legal report questioning the constitutionality of a new regional tax on sugary drinks approved by the autonomous community of Catalonia earlier this year.

Beverages Fruit Drinks
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