White sugar exports and Ukrainian sugar transit by Russian rail in March 2019 and other sugar news

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RUSSIA

According to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, on April 5, 2019, in Russia, sowing of sugar beet (factory) was carried out on an area of 115.1 thousand hectares or 10.1% of the forecast area (in 2018 - 15.8 thousand hectares).

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According to the analysis of the FCS data conducted by Sugar.ru, in February 2019, Russia imported 23.0 thousand tons of white sugar. According to the results of 2 months of 2019, the import of white sugar to the Russian Federation amounted to 49.3 thousand tons (+ 3.3% by 2018).

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According to Sugar.ru railway monitoring data, in March 2019, the Russian Federation exported 12.3 thousand tons of white sugar by rail, almost the entire volume was delivered to Kazakhstan.

White sugar exports by Russian rail in March 2019

Period

Destination

2018

2018
TOTAL

2019

2019
TOTAL

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

1

2

3

Kazakhstan

11175

13639

15161

14313

12515

14674

16419

13389

13740

14572

10439

12740

162775

8176

6090

12119

26385

Kyrgyzstan

2682

3835

6032

3214

2045

1052

2033

918

288

858

490

610

24056

543

852

181

1576

Abkhazia / Georgia

66

136

197

131

66

66

66

727

66

66

132

Uzbekistan

66869

33674

5820

1533

541

612

1353

610

399

111411

Azerbaijan

5277

2024

7300

Mongolia

136

133

202

67

67

201

806

DPRK

65

65

Tajikistan

203

271

474

Turkmenistan

134

68

68

270

TOTAL

86338

51284

27216

18196

16226

15727

19194

15050

17536

16172

11328

13616

307884

8784

7009

12300

28092

UKRAINE

The largest Ukrainian sugar producer, Astarta shall not pay dividends for 2018, according to the draft decisions for voting at the annual meeting of shareholders. As previously reported, the net profit of Astarte for the nine months of 2018 decreased by 80% to EUR 14.5 million, consolidated revenues decreased by 27% to EUR 253.5 million amid falling sugar prices and lower sales volumes.

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According to Sugar.ru railway monitoring data, in March 2019, 11.8 thousand tons of Ukrainian white sugar was transited by Russian railway, about half of which (6.6 thousand tons) went to Azerbaijan. The remaining volume was divided between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

Transit of Ukrainian sugar by the Russian rail in March 2019

Period

Destination

2018

2018
TOTAL

2019

2019
TOTAL

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

1

2

3

Azerbaijan

1831

1356

1834

1494

3716

3022

134

1355

1757

7118

7647

4264

35527

2098

9395

6570

18062

Tajikistan

2307

2377

1699

747

610

879

407

4073

5086

5559

23745

3868

1970

2835

8673

Uzbekistan

18172

12192

20061

26260

43511

38170

33908

22806

7908

27485

39680

17446

307600

2303

201

2351

4855

Abkhazia / Georgia

136

136

136

136

271

Turkmenistan

68

136

204

TOTAL

20072

13549

24202

30131

48926

41939

34653

25039

10071

38676

52413

27540

367211

8404

11701

11756

31862

ARMENIA

According to the analysis of the data of the Statcom of Armenia, conducted by Sugar.ru, the production of refined sugar was none in January 2019 (similarly in January 2018 and January 2017).

BELARUS

Sugar.ru was told at the Ministry of Industrial Prospecting of Belarus, as of April 8, 2019, Belarusian farmers have seeded 9.58 thousand hectares of sugar beet, which is 9.98% of the plan (last year - 0 thousand hectares,%).

KAZAKHSTAN

In the Almaty region of Kazakhstan sugar beet crops will increase to 14 thousand hectares in 2019, which is 25% more than in 2018, according to the regional administration.

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