Eswatini (Formerly Swaziland): Sugar Annual

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Post forecasts that sugar cane production in Eswatini will increase by 7 percent to 6.5 million Metric Tons (MT) in the 2019/20 MY, due to good rainfall, increased available irrigation water, improvements in cane yields, and growth in the area planted. Post forecasts that the Eswatini sugar production will increase by 10 percent to 800,000 MT in the 2019/20 MY, based on an increase in sugar cane delivered to the sugar mills, better quality (sucrose content) of sugar cane and improved mill efficiencies. As a result, Eswatini`s sugar exports are forecast to increase by 12 percent to 760,000 MT in the 2019/20 MY. Post forecasts that Eswatini will fully utilize its allocated United States Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) in the 2018/19 MY and 2019/20 MY.

Eswatini (Formerly Swaziland): Sugar Annual

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