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April 17, 2018
FAS/Nairobi forecasts a 30 percent increase in Kenya’s sugar production in marketing year (MY) 2018/2019 following a recovery from drought in the main sugarcane growing areas.
April 12, 2018
Morocco has established new tariff-rate quotas for biscuit wheat, refined sugar, skim milk powder and whole milk powder in order to support industrial manufacturers in the biscuit, chocolate....
March 28, 2018
FAS Cairo forecasts refined sugar production in MY2018/19 to increase by approximately five percent or 115,000 metric ton (MT) to reach 2.44 million metric tons (MMT)....
March 21, 2018
Sugar production continues to grow incrementally with MY17/18 (May-April) production forecast to reach 400,000 metric tons.
March 13, 2018
On January 21, 2018, the Egyptian government gave Upper Egypt sugarcane farmers a financial boost.
March 6, 2018
In an effort to alleviate marketplace shortages, the state-run Ethiopian Sugar Corporation (ESC) bought 100,000 metric tons of sugar this past November.
January 29, 2018
Commencing February 15, 2018, the Jordanian government is imposing a 20 percent sales tax on 164 items, mostly food and beverage products (including carbonated drinks)....
December 27, 2017
On December 15, 2017, the South African Revenue Services (SARS) announced that it will start to collect sugar tax from all sweetened beverages, excluding 100% fruit juices....
October 6, 2017
The South African sugar industry is expected to recover from the previous seasons’ drought following the normal rainfall and weather patterns in the 2017/18 MY.
September 13, 2017
This is Posts’ first report on the Zambia sugar industry.
July 27, 2017
Effective July 4, sources indicate Algeria's import licensing regime extended to include several high-value/processed food products, including almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, pistachios....
July 20, 2017
Developments in Israel’s food and agriculture sector.
July 3, 2017
As millions of east African smallholder farmers seek to recover from a devastating drought, they face a new threat-fall armyworms.
May 11, 2017
Post forecasts that sugar cane production in Zimbabwe will increase by three percent to 3.6 Million MT in the 2017/18 MY.
April 28, 2017
Post forecasts that the South African sugar cane crop will increase by three percent to 15.5 MMT in the 2017/18 MY, based on higher cane yields as the industry recovers....
April 28, 2017
Post forecasts that the sugar cane production in Swaziland will increase by about five percent to 5,200,000 MT in the 2017/18 MY, from 4,973,571 MT in the 2016/17 MY, based on normal weather....
April 25, 2017
MY17/18 sugar production is forecast to increase to 80,000 tons mainly due to adjustments by the Government of Nigeria (GON) now offering sugar industry stakeholders more favorable means to access....
April 24, 2017
In MY2017/18, total raw sugar production is forecast to increase seven percent or 150,000 MT to reach 2.42 MMT. FAS Cairo attributes this increase to an expansion of total area harvested....
April 18, 2017
FAS/Nairobi forecasts Kenya’s sugar production to remain flat in the marketing year (MY) 2017/2018 due to continued poor performance of the state-owned sugar milling plants.
March 22, 2017
On February 22, 2017, the South African National Treasury published the Draft Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Bill for public comment.

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