Russian and CIS sugar news, Mar 19, 2019

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RUSSIA

According to the figures by Williams Brasil dated March 19, 2019, total 19 vessels have been nominated to carry 685994 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 633194 MT from 18 vessels, based on Sugar.Ru data.

UKRAINE

Domestic sugar consumption in Ukraine is estimated at 685 thousand tons in September-February 2018/2019 MY, according to the balances of the Economic Discussion Club (EDC).

Supply and demand balances for sugar as of 03/01/2019 (EDC)

тыс. тонн

Unit of
measure

2018/2019 MY
(anticipated)

Sep-Feb
2018/2019 MY actual

Offer

10 000 MT

2260

2260

Domestic market TOTAL

10 000 MT

2259

2089

balances at the beginning

10 000 MT

439

439

Domestic production

10 000 MT

1820

1820

Foreign market (import)

10 000 MT

1

1

Demand

10 000 MT

2260

2260

Domestic market - TOTAL

10 000 MT

1370

685

including:

Consumption fund

10 000 MT

1270

635

Other consumption

10 000 MT

100

50

Foreign market (export)

10 000 MT

570

274

Balance at end of period

10 000 MT

320

1301

Consumption per capita

kg/year

30

х

BELARUS

According to the analysis of Statkom of the Republic of Belarus, conducted by Sugar.Ru, production of sugar decreased over the month by 99.56% in February 2019 and has made 0.1 thousand MT (in previous month - 22.7 thousand MT, in February 2018 - 0.0 thousand MT). Production of sugar by January-February 2019 decreased compared to the same period last year by 45,84% and has made 23 thousand MT (in 2018 - 42 thousand MT).

MOLDOVA

Moldavian agrarians have started sugar beets sowing season with 20 thousand hectares allotted for the crop this year – a thousand more than in 2018, according to Moldovan press.

UZBEKISTAN

The country has imported sugar worth $ 18.3 million in January-February. This is almost 81% less than in January-February 2018.

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