Zimbabwe: Sugar Annual

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Post forecasts that sugar cane production in Zimbabwe will increase by 2 percent to 3.6 million Metric Tons (MT) in the 2021/22 Marketing Year (MY), based on normal weather conditions, availability of sufficient irrigation water, and an increase in area planted. Post forecasts that sugar production will increase by 1 percent to 415,000 MT in the 2021/22 MY, based on an increase in the quantity of sugar cane delivered to the mills, improved sugar cane quality (sucrose content), and constant sugar mill efficiencies (sugar recovery rate). Zimbabwe is expected to fully utilize the 2021/22 MY and 2020/21 MY United States Tariff Rate Quota allocation of 12,636 MT annually.

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