|Sugar: World Markets and Trade|
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|Cover: World Exports and Principal Suppliers|
|World Summary and Situation and Outlook in Selected Countries|
|World Sugar Production, Supply, and Distribution||.WK4||or|
|U.S. Sugar Exports of Refined Sugar||.WK4||or|
|U.S. Sugar Imports of Raw Sugar||.WK4||or|
Unless otherwise designated, split years (e.g., 1999/2000) refer to Marketing Years. All measures not otherwise noted are in metric tons and expressed in raw value. One kilogram (kg) = 2.2046 lbs., one metric ton (mt) = 2,204.62 lbs. or 1.10231 short tons, and one hectare = 2.471 acres. One ton of refined cane sugar = 1.07 tons of sugar, raw value. One ton of refined beet sugar = 1.087 tons of sugar, raw value (except for the United States, which is 1.07).
The public now has unlimited access to the most up-to-date data on U.S. exports and imports of agricultural, fishery, and forest products. The U.S. Trade Internet System allows users the flexibility to customize their data searches and save their criteria for repeated use. Users can obtain value or volume data for harmonized codes or commodity groupings to track trends going back to 1989.
To view the site go to HTTP://www.fas.usda.gov/ustrade
For more information on the U.S. Trade System, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
To access FAS Attache Reports online, please reference the following Internet address:
Search through the country and market reports prepared by FAS attaches covering over 20 horticultural and tropical product commodities and nearly 130 countries. Search by keyword, including country and commodity.
Additionally, time series import and export data is now available for 67 individual horticultural and tropical products, including sugar, on the FAS website at:
This data contains 5 complete calendar and marketing years, in addition to year-to-date data.
|For further information on items in this circular, contact Robert Knapp, Horticultural and Tropical Products Division, at (202) 720-4620.|