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November 25, 2019
FAS provides summaries of the latest USDA quarterly forecasts for U.S. trade in agricultural products and a link to the joint FAS/ERS publication Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade.
November 21, 2019
This biannual report, published in May and November, includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in sugar.
October 11, 2019
China’s sugar production levels are forecast at 10.89 million metric tons (MMT) in MY19/20 (Oct-Sep).
October 4, 2019
Total raw sugar production in MY 2019/20 (December/November) will reach 2.1 million metric tons (MMT), unchanged from the previous year, with cane production expected to be about 22 MMT.
October 3, 2019
Sugarcane production in MY2019/20 is forecast to decline by 6 percent from MY2018/19’s level, which will reduce sugar production to 13.5 MMT.
October 3, 2019
Australia’s sugar cane crush is down this year as a result of dry weather throughout parts of the key sugar production region.
September 13, 2019
On August 28, China’s State Council Customs Tariff Commission (SCCTC) announced that China will administer a second round of tariff exclusions for certain imports originating from the United States...
September 12, 2019
Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF) confirmed Japan’s first outbreak of Spodoptera frugiperda, or Fall Armyworm (FAW).
August 28, 2019
On August 23, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced new tariffs on certain U.S. products, valued at $75 billion USD.
May 30, 2019
The Fall Armyworm (FAW; Spodoptera frugiperda) – a crop-eating pest – first detected in China in January 2019 has now spread across 15 Chinese provinces....
May 7, 2019
Growth in Chinese sugar production is expected to slow in 2019/20, with sugar cane acreage forecast to remain steady and sugar beet acreage forecast to increase slightly.
May 7, 2019
The Fall Armyworm (FAW; Spodoptera frugiperda) – a crop-eating pest – first detected in China in January 2019 has spread across China’s southern border and currently impacts about 8,500 hectares....
April 24, 2019
Market Year (MY) 2019/20 sugar consumption is forecast to increase marginally to 2.3 million metric tons (MMT), following a flat 2018/19 when sugar sweetened beverage consumption slowed....
April 17, 2019
MY2019/20 sugar production is expected to decline to 13.9 million metric tons, down for the second consecutive year from record production in MY2017/18 due to reduced sugarcane acreage....
April 16, 2019
Indonesia’s sugar sector remains highly regulated, with the government controlling imports and domestic market prices and supply chains.
April 16, 2019
Thailand is one of the world’s leading agricultural suppliers, primarily due to its well-developed food processing sector.
April 10, 2019
Australian sugar cane production is forecast to be stable at 34 million metric tons (MMT) in 2019/20.
February 21, 2019
The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) agreement entered into force on December 30, 2018, and a free trade agreement between Japan and the European Union....
December 6, 2018
Ethanol production using sugarcane and molasses in 2018 is expected to increase to 270 million liters (ML) from 235 ML the previous year as aggregate capacity increases.
November 19, 2018
Australia’s biofuels industry situation has not experienced any drastic changes and essentially remains the same as last year.