Sugar news from Russia, Belarus and Ukraine, Aug 28, 2018

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RUSSIA

According to the figures by Williams Brasil dated August 28, 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 Sugar.ru data.

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According to the Ministry of Agriculture, sugar beet was harvested from the area of 54.2 thousand hectares or 4.8% of the sown area by August 27, 2018. Cheremnovsky sugar factory has started processing first sugar beets. Farmers in Penza, Kursk regions and the Republic of Tatarstan have started harvesting sugar beets.

BELARUS

Stocks of sugar with the industrial plants amounted to 73.1 thousand tons on August 1, 2018, which is 49.3% less than it was on July 1, 2018, according to Statkom of Belarus.

UKRAINE

"Ukrzaliznitsa" (Ukrainian Rail Company) does not meet half of the needs of sugar producers in railcars, which may lead to a breakdown in supplies and a sugar season, Ukrtsukor informs.

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