International Sugar Journal

Russia – 2022/23 sugar output forecast at 6.5 million tonnes [Full subscriber]

According to the Institute for Agricultural Market Studies, sugar production in Russia for 2022/23 is forecast at 6.5 million tonnes. This compares with 5.6 million tonnes produced last year. Fine weather has contributed to increased sugar beet production.

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USA – Sugar imports in 2022/23 forecast to increase by 442,551 tonnes [Full subscriber]

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) increased its estimate for the country’s sugar imports in the 2022/23 season by nearly half a million (487,829 tonnes) short tonnes (442,551 tonnes) on Jul. 12.

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Brazil – Corn-ethanol output to increase by 31% in 2022 as new plants come onstream [Full subscriber]

The National Union of Corn Ethanol (Unem) estimates that corn-bioethanol production should reach 4.5 billion litres this year, representing an increase of 31% compared to 2021.

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Ukraine – 2022/23 sugar production forecast to fall by 23% amidst Russian invasion, says USDA [Full subscriber]

2022/23 sugar output is expected to drop by 23% to 1.1 million tonnes, due mainly to the current Russian invasion, according to the latest attaché report from USDA.

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Ukraine – Astrata maintains sugar beet acreage for 2022/23 [Registered]

Ukraine’s major beet sugar producer, Astarta, has completed sowing 33,000 hectares, almost the same acreage it sowed in 2021, reported Reuters.

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Pakistan – 2022/23 sugar production forecast at 7.2 million tonnes, says USDA [Full subscriber]

The 2022/23 sugar output is forecast at 7.2 million tonnes by USDA in its latest report. It is marginally higher than the output (7.14 million tonnes) in 2021/22. With cane production forecast at 89.5 million tonnes, this suggests sugar recovery of less than 10%.

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