Sugar beet harvesting in Russia as of August 21, 2018

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RUSSIA

As of August 20, 2018, total 20 sugar refineries have been processing sugar beet (last year 30 plants operated on the same date), Soyuzrossahar reports. Due to the prevailing climatic conditions, by today the bulk harvest of sugar beet makes about 1.0 million tons, which is 2 times less than last year. Beet sugar production makes 109.0 thousand tons, which is 56% less than last year.

According to the Ministry of Agriculture, on August 21, 2018, sugar beet was harvested from the area of 24.0 thousand hectares or 2.1% of the sown area (in 2017 - 44.6 thousand hectares).

Sugar beet harvesting in Russia, update: August 21, 2018

Region

Acreage
1000 ha

Area harvested, 1000 ha

Bulk harvest 1000 MT

Yield 0.1 MT/ha

2018

% of
total

2017

2018 vs. 2017

2018

2017

2018 vs. 2017

2018

2017

2018 vs. 2017

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

1126,4

24,0

2,1

44,6

-20,7

783,5

2039,2

-1255,7

327,2

456,8

-129,6

Central fed. district

603,4

5,3

0,9

5,4

-0,2

165,2

185,2

-20,0

314,7

343,0

-28,3

Belgorod region

60,6

0,1

0,1

 

0,1

3,7

 

3,7

462,5

 

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Voronezh region

129,1

1,2

1,0

1,1

0,1

34,6

34,8

-0,2

279,0

316,4

-37,3

Kursk region

109,2

0,4

0,4

0,9

-0,5

18,0

41,6

-23,6

450,0

462,0

-12,0

Oryol region

53,4

3,5

6,6

1,9

1,7

108,9

53,4

55,6

308,6

285,3

23,2

Southern fed. district

225,6

18,7

8,3

34,8

-16,1

618,3

1656,8

-1038,5

330,6

476,1

-145,5

Krasnodar region

200,3

18,7

9,3

34,8

-16,1

618,3

1656,8

-1038,5

330,6

476,1

-145,5

Georgia

According to the analysis of National Statistics Office of Georgia, conducted by Sugar.ru, in July 2018 the import of sugar (HS code 1701) has made $8.8 million ($12.5 million in 2017). Totally in for January - July 2018 Georgia imported sugar for $28.9 million ($29.6 million in 2017). Export of sugar in January - July 2018 has made $944.1, total for 7 months 2018 - $1.4 thousand (in 2017 - $1.4 thousand).

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