Russian and CIS sugar news, Sept 18, 2018

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According to the figures by Williams Brasil dated September 18, 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 300894 MT from 8 vessels, based on data.


According to the analysis of Statkom of Kazakhstan, conducted by, production of sugar and molasses increased over the month by 468.33% in August 2018 and has made 4683.0 tons (in the previous month - 824.0 tons, in August 2017 - 26927.0 tons, in August 2016 - 48693.0 tons). Total 174465 tons of sugar and molasses have been produced in January-August 2018 (in January-August 2017 - 226615 tons).


According to the analysis of Statkom of the Republic of Belarus, conducted by, production of sugar decreased over the month by 100.00% in August 2018 and has made 0.0 thousand MT (in the previous month - 0.2 thousand MT, in August 2017 - 0.0 thousand MT). Production of sugar by January-August 2018 decreased compared to the same period last year by 54,50% and has made 67 thousand MT (in 2017 - 147 thousand MT).


As of September 17, total number of refineries operating makes 18 which have produced 62.9 thousand tons of sugar, according to Ukrtsukor.



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