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Brazil cane and ethanol production in centre-south well above 2009/10 output [Registered]

Brazil’s centre-south sugar and ethanol production in 2010/11 is on track to be well ahead of that of 2009/10, latest crush figures from the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (Unica) show. Sugarcane crushing in the centre-south of Brazil totalled 2.44 million tonnes in the second half of December 2010, a 76.39% drop from the same period in 2009. This raised the total since the beginning of the 2010/11 harvest to 555 million tonnes, Unica said. Sugar production in the second half of December reached 67,480 tonnes adding to the 33.46 million tonnes produced from the start of the harvest to December…

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