Russia has started sugar production season

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According to the figures by Williams Brasil dated August 14, 2018, total 10 vessels have been nominated to carry 368894 MT of raw cane sugar in 2018 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 269694 MT from 7 vessels, based on data.


Revenues from sales of sugar Rusagro fell in the second quarter of 2018 compared to the second quarter of 2017, mainly due to a 10% decline in sugar prices and a 17% decrease in sales, the Group's press service reported. For 6 months of 2018 the company made investments in the sugar segment - in the amount of 1222 million rubles (in 2016 – 1130 million rubles).


According to, on August 14, 2018 sugar beet is being processed at Vyselki, Tikhoretsk, Tbilisi, Novopokrovka, Labinsk. Novokubansky, Gulkevichsky and Kurganinsky sugar plants in Krasnodar Territory. Outside the Krasnodar region only Livenskiy sugar factory is operating.

Timashevsky plant is expected to be launched today, Kanevsky – on August 16 (both - Pokrovsky), Ust-Labinsky (AgroHolding "Kuban") – on August 15. Eletsky Sugar Plant (Trio) and Dobrinsky (Syukden) are planned to be launched on August 19, Rusagro and Aurora plants (Borinsky and Khmelinetsky) in the week from August 25 to September 1.


According to the customs service of Azerbaijan, processed by, in July 2018 the export of sugar amounted to 4.6 thousand tons, in just 7 months of 2018 - 25.5 thousand tons (in 2017 - 46.1 thousand tons). Imports of sugar and raw sugar in July amounted to 58.9 thousand tons in January-July 2018 - 116.3 thousand tons (in 2017 - 212.2 thousand tons).



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