Sugar news from Russia, Belarus and Ukraine, Feb 26, 2019

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According to the figures by Williams Brasil dated February 26, 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 data.

The company that planned to build a sugar factory in the Rostov region, has problems with financing, said the head of the Ministry of agriculture of the region Konstantin Rachalovsky. "The First Don Sugar Plant” is built by the International Sugar Corporation JSC (ISC) in Tselinsky district, the processing capacity is estimated at 12 thousand tons per day.


According to forecasts, the next MY for the sugar market will feature a short supply, which will allow the Ukrainian producers to increase exports, said Ukrtsukor deputy chairman of the board at Ruslan Butylo.

According to the State Statistics Service data, processed, Ukraine produced 4.7 thousand tons of confectionery products from sugar in January 2019 (-23.7% from the previous month and -18.5% from January 2018).


Belarus plans to receive at least 5 million tons of sugar beet in 2019, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Vladimir Grakun.



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