India: India to export raw sugar after 3 years
DATE 11Oct 2018

he sugar industry in India clearly recognizes the potential for business opportunities abroad. This is apparent because of the Indian sugar mills’ decision to export raw sugar for the first time in three years. India ranks as the second largest sugar producer in the world with an output of 341,200 MT, Brazil topping the list… Read More »

Singapore: Center-South Brazil H2 September cane crush falls 28.2% compared with H1 September-UNICA
DATE 11Oct 2018

A total of 27.64 million mt of sugarcane was crushed in Center-South Brazil during the second half of September, down 28.2% from the 38.51 million mt crushed in the first half of September, and down 31.7% from 40.46 million mt crushed in the year-ago period, according to data released by trade association UNICA Wednesday. The… Read More »

USA: Brazil sugar output sharply down late in Sept
DATE 11Oct 2018

Brazil’s center-south sugar output fell to only 1.28 million tonnes in the second half of September as rains reduced crushing activity and mills continued to allocate minimum amounts of cane to sugar production, industry group Unica said on Wednesday. Production of the sweetener was 55 percent lower than seen in the same period a year… Read More »

Singapore: Philippines Sep domestic ethanol reference price drops 5% on month to Pesos 55.07/liter
DATE 11Oct 2018

The Philippines domestic bioethanol reference price dropped 5.23% on the month to Pesos 55.07/liter, which is equivalent to $1,101.40/cu m, in September, data released Tuesday by the Sugar Regulatory Administration showed. This was the first monthly drop in domestic ethanol prices in over nine months, the data showed. Domestic ethanol prices last dropped in November… Read More »

USA: EIA maintains 2018, 2019 ethanol production forecasts
DATE 11Oct 2018

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the October edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, maintaining its September forecast for overall 2018 and 2019 ethanol production, but making slight changes to its 2019 quarterly forecast. The EIA currently predicts ethanol production will average 1.05 million barrels per day this year, falling to 1.03 million barrels… Read More »