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Brazil: Brazil ethanol imports recover in December; record high set in 2017: SECEX
DATE 9Jan 2018

Brazilian ethanol imports recovered in December with 84.6 million liters entering the country, up 68% from November, Secretariat of Foreign Trade (SECEX) data showed Friday. Most of the volume (59.5 million liters) entered Brazil through the port of Sao Luis in the Northeast. The vast majority of ethanol imports into Brazil originated in the US… Read More »

India: Haryana crushed, produced 139.7,12.7, lakh quintals sugarcane this season
DATE 9Jan 2018

The cooperative sugar mills in Haryana have crushed 139.71 lakh quintal of sugarcane and produced over 12.73 lakh quintals of sugar so far during the ongoing crushing season. The cooperative sugar mill Shahabad has so far crushed a maximum of 24.87 lakh quintals of sugarcane and has produced over 2.40 lakh quintals of sugar, followed… Read More »

India: Sugarcane growers stage demonstration
DATE 9Jan 2018

Sugarcane growers registered with Palacode Cooperative Sugar Mill staged a demonstration here on Monday demanding remunerative prices for cane. The sugarcane growers registered to sell cane to the government cooperative sugar mill demanded Rs. 5,000 per tonne of cane this crushing season.  

Kenya: KRA ordered to allow off-loading of sugar worth Sh2.6 billion at Mombasa port
DATE 9Jan 2018

The Kenya Revenue Authority has been ordered to allow an importer to offload 800,000 bags of duty-free sugar worth Sh2.6 billion from a ship that docked at the port of Mombasa last month. Justice Erick Ogola ordered the sugar aboard MV Iron Lady ship from Brazil be offloaded and stored at JB Maina private warehouse… Read More »

India: India to consider talks with Sri Lanka, Bangladesh to export sugar
DATE 9Jan 2018

India will consider initiating preliminary talks with neighbouring Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to seek lower import duties for its sugar exports to prevent a glut next season, a top government official said. In the current 2017/18 season sugar mills in India, the world’s biggest consumer of the sweetener, is expected to produce just enough to… Read More »