Sugar news from Russia and CIS countries, Feb 19, 2019

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RUSSIA

It is planned to sow 34.8 thousand hectares with sugar beet in Stavropol region according to the plan for spring field work in 2019 (+ 5% compared to last year), according to the regional Ministry of Agriculture.

According to the figures by Williams Brasil dated February 19, 2019, total 20 vessels have been nominated to carry 700994 MT of raw cane sugar in 2018-2019 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 582094 MT from 16 vessels, based on Sugar.Ru data.

BELARUS

According to the analysis of Statkom of the Republic of Belarus, conducted by Sugar.Ru, production of sugar decreased over the month by 84.40% in January 2019 and has made 22.7 thousand MT (in previous month - 145.5 thousand MT, in January 2018 - 42.1 thousand MT).

KAZAKHSTAN

According to the analysis of Statkom of Kazakhstan, conducted by Sugar.Ru, production of sugar and molasses decreased over the month by 52.37% in January 2019 and has made 28205.0 tons (in previous month - 59218.0 tons, in January 2018 - 41854.0 tons, in January 2017 - 38635.0 tons).

UKRAINE

According to forecasts by the analytical department of the National Center of National Bank “Ukrtsukor”, the area under sugar beet will be about 220-230 thousand hectares in current marketing year, which is almost a quarter less than last year.

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