News International Sugar Journal

Russian sugar imports remain low in September [Registered]

Russian raw sugar imports were 2,000 tonnes in September, practically unchanged from August but down from 16,900 tonnes in September 2009 due to a high import tariff, customs data published on 8 November. Analysts at the Institute for Agricultural Market Studies (IKAR) expect no substantial raw sugar imports by Russia until the end of the year. Russia, the world’s third-largest sugar buyer, cut its import tariff on imported cane raws to $50 per tonne for May, before raising it to $200 in June, $239 in July, $203 in August, $171 in September and $140 in October through December. Total imports…

Login or sign up

Create an account

Lost your password?