International Sugar Journal

Bangladesh – Closure of six-state owned sugar mills announced as losses mount [Full subscriber]

The government has decided to suspend productions at six state-run sugar mills in the current financial year 2020-2021 to minimise the accumulated losses of the Bangladesh Sugar and Food Industries Corporation (BSFIC), according to local press reports.

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Vietnam – Sugar industry struggles amidst factory closures due to ATIGA [Full subscriber]

Tariffs cut to zero under the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA) from January 1 this year has hit the sugar industry hard, according to local press reports.

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Brazil – 25% of sugar-ethanol plants under threat of closure amidst falling demand due to Covid-19 pandemic [Registered]

A quarter of the sugar and ethanol plants are in the danger of closing down by the end of the year because of the coronavirus crisis, according to informed sources in the country.

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