Sugar news from Russia, Ukraine and Georgia, Dec 22, 2017

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According to Soyuzrossahar, the bulk volume of sugar beet manufacture this year has reached 51.3 million tons, of which 43.2 million tons have already been received by sugar factories. Taking into account the sugar beet processing parameters and the forecast for storage losses, Soyuzrossahar has lowered the figure of total sugar production from beet harvested in 2017 from previous 6.6 million tons to 6.5 million tons (6.2 million tons in the season-2016/17).


According to the analysis of figures issued by National Statistics Office of Georgia, conducted by, in November 2017 the import of sugar (HS code 1701) has made $2.5 million ($6.6 million in 2016). Total import of sugar has reached $62.4 million in January - November ($60.6 million in 2016). Export of sugar in January - November 2017 has made $0, total for 11 months 2017 - $3.9 million (in 2016 - $3.6 million)


According to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine, 616 thousand tons of beet sugar was produced in November 2017 (-15.8% against last month and + 2.3% by November 2016). The production of sugar beet sugar in January-November 2017 has made total 1 644 thousand tons (+ 0.2% by 2016).



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