Zimbabwe: Sugar Annual

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Post forecasts that sugar cane production in Zimbabwe will increase by 4 percent to 3.7 million metric tons (MT) in the 2022/23 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 2 percent to 418,000 MT in the 2022/23 MY, based on an increase in the quantity of sugar delivered to mills, improved sugar cane quality (sucrose content), and constant sugar mill efficiencies (sugar recovery rate). Zimbabwe is expected to fully utilize its allocation of 12,636 MT for the U.S. sugar tariff rate quota in both the 2021/22 and 2022/23 MYs.

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