International Sugar Journal

Outlook of the US and world sugar markets: Impacts of Brazil’s ethanol production [Full subscriber]

This study evaluates the US and world sugar markets using the Global Sugar Policy Simulation Model. Special attention was given to the impact of Brazil’s sugar-based ethanol production on the world sugar industry. The world price of sugar is expected to decrease, but remain in the 23 to 28 cents/lb range for the 2012-2021 period. Similarly, the US wholesale price of sugar is projected to decline, but remains in the 38 to 45 cents/lb range for the period. World trade volumes of sugar are expected to decrease slightly throughout the period. Brazil’s sugar-based ethanol production depends upon crude oil price.…

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