Transit of Belarusian sugar by rail through Russia, and news from Kazakhstan, Georgia and Russia, Jun 06, 2017

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RUSSIA

According to the Ministry of Agriculture report dated June 5, 2017, sugar beet was sown on an area of 1179.3 thousand hectares or 104.5% of the forecast (in 2016 - 1.06 million hectares). From January 1 to May 28, 2017 2,275.4 tons of cane sugar was imported, which is 77.4 times less than in the same period in 2016.

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At the technological seminar in Belarus, the Russian sugar factory Dobrinsky (Sucden) became the winner of the competition for the title of the best sugar plant in the EAEC countries.

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According to the figures by Williams Brasil dated June 6, 2017, total 10 vessels have been nominated to carry 359410 mt of raw cane sugar in 2017 season from Brazilian seaports to the Black/Baltic seaports with end-receivers in CIS, Georgia and Baltic states. As of today, the volume received and unloaded makes 190400 mt from 5 vessels, based on Sugar.ru data.

KAZAKHSTAN

Alma-Ata region completed the sowing company; total 9 thousand hectares were planted (in 2016 - 6.4 thousand hectares).

GEORGIA

Domestic consumer prices for commodity group - sugar, jams and confectionery products have decreased by 0.4% in May 2017 compared to previous month, and, on an annualized basis (May 2017 to May 2016) - grew by 11.3%.

BELARUS

According to the monitoring data by Sugar.Ru, for 5 months of 2017 Belarus exported 43.6 thousand tons of white sugar by rail transit Russia (in 2016 - 2.8 thousand tons, in 2015 - 40.8 thousand tons). The main importer of Belarusian sugar in 2017 was Kazakhstan

Transit of Belarusian sugar by rail transit Russia in May 2017, MT

Country

2015

2016

2017

2017
TOTAL

1

2

3

4

5

Kazakhstan

48967

10769

1658

5178

5692

4411

16939

Tajikistan

4731

4859

798

995

2625

5468

9886

Kyrgyzstan

12418

511

511

2237

4283

1279

8822

Azerbaijan

131

67

269

4616

4951

Turkmenistan

191

128

947

1621

2696

Abkhazia / Georgia

624

384

256

256

Mongolia

110

Belarus

64

TOTAL

66850

16396

511

3034

8794

13816

17395

43551

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