Exports of white sugar from Ukraine in 9 months of 2017 and other sugar news, Nov 21, 2017

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RUSSIA

Average consumer price of granulated sugar amounted to 39.81 rubles per 1 kg in October 2017, which is 2.81 rubles. less than a month ago, reports Rosstat.

Factories in the Altai Territory actually processed 502.37 thousand tons of sugar beet and produced 69.34 thousand tons of sugar by November 20,, the regional administration.

The Eurasian Sugar Association, together with the International Sugar Organization, is holding the 7th annual conference "CIS Sugar Market 2018" at the Radisson Slavyanskaya Hotel in Moscow on March 15, 2018,. More information – at the following link http://www.sugarconference.ru/ .

According to Soyuzrossahar, as of November 20, 2001, 1131.5 thousand hectares of sugar beet were harvested (95.8% of the area due). Total of 48.9 million tons were collected at an average yield of 43.2 MT/ha.

According to the figures by Williams Brasil on November 21, 2017, total 22 vessels have been nominated to carry 777020 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 675020 MT from 19 vessels, based on Sugar.ru data.

UKRAINE

The profitability of sugar beet production will decrease 4 times compared to last year's result - up to 6.1%, according to the National Research Center "Institute of Agrarian Economics".

China approved the Yareskovsky and Kryzhopolsky sugar plants, as exporters of beet pulp.

In the 2017/2018 marketing year, the expected sugar production will be within 2.0 million tons (at the level of the previous period). Taking into account the domestic demand for 1.49 million tons and the carry-over balances of 170,000 tons, the export potential of sugar is estimated at 460,000 tons, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy said.

According to the analysis of data by the Federal Customs Service of Ukraine, conducted by Sugar.Ru, in 9 months (January - September) 2017: exports of white sugar (HS Code 170199) amounted to 442 574 tons, in September - 16 737 tons. The main importers of white sugar from Ukraine are Sri Lanka (43,000 tons), Libya (37,000 tons), Turkey (35,000 tons), Cote d'Ivoire (35,000 tons), Sudan (30,000 tons), Myanmar (26 thousand tons), Togo (25 thousand tons), Azerbaijan (24 thousand tons), Georgia (19 thousand tons). Exports of other sugars (HS Code 1702) amounted to 35 677 tons, the main importer of other sugars from Ukraine - the Russian Federation (12 325 tons).

Export of molasses (HS Code 1703) amounted to 55,720 tons, for September - 1,058 tons, exports of sugar beet pulp (HS Code 230320) - 39,581 tons, for September - 2,603 tons.

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