Sugar news from Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine, Nov 12, 2018

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RUSSIA

According to the analysis of customs declarations of FCS conducted by Sugar.ru, in September 2018 Russia has imported 19.0 thousand tons of white sugar. According to the results of 9 months of white sugar import campaign, Russia has shipped in 196.4 thousand tons (in 2017 - 199.3 thousand MT; in 2016 - 213.6 thousand MT). In the period January - September 2018, the main countries exporters of white sugar to Russia were BELARUS (84.17%) and POLAND (11.37%).

In September 2018 Russia has exported 295.8 thousand tons of white sugar. According to the results of 9 months of white sugar export campaign, Russia has shipped out 295.8 thousand tons (in 2017 - 286.2 thousand MT; in 2016 - 16.8 thousand MT). In the period January - September 2018, the main countries importers of white sugar from Russia were UZBEKISTAN (37.46%) and KAZAKHSTAN (30.69%).

UKRAINE

As of November 9, 2018, a total of 8.50 million tons of beets was processed and 1 120.6 thousand tons of sugar were produced at 40 sugar factories operated during the season, Ukrtsukor reports.

In October 2018 consumer prices for sugar in the country decreased by 2.3%, and on an annualized basis (October 2018 by October 2017) - by 15.6%.

KAZAKHSTAN

According to Statkom of Kazakhstan, the wholesale price of white sugar in October 2018 increased by 3.61% and amounted to 201 Tenge/kg (in 2017 - 206 Tenge/kg, in 2016 - 216 Tenge/kg), or RUR 35.77/kg (at the rate of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation by the middle of the reporting month).

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