International Sugar Journal

Vietnam imposes 47.64% duty on Thai sugar shipped via 5 ASEAN countries [Full subscriber]

The country’s trade ministry said that Vietnam has imposed an anti-dumping and anti-circumvention levy on Thai sugar imported via 5 ASEAN nations.

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Indonesia – Al Khaleej Sugar plans to invest US$2 billion in sugar factory complex [Full subscriber]

Dubai-based Al Khaleej Sugar Co. (AKS) plans to invest US$2 billion (IDR26.66 trillion) to build a new sugar factory along with a cogen unit and an ethanol plant, according to local press reports.

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Indonesia – Kapal Api to build a new cane sugar factory in Maluku Islands [Full subscriber]

Kapal Api, one of the top coffee producers in Indonesia, is investing in a new cane sugar factory in the Maluku Islands, according to a press release from BMA who is supplying the technology.

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Indonesia – State company plans to double sugar production to 2 million tonnes [Full subscriber]

Indonesia, the world’s second-biggest sugar importer is fostering expansion in sugar production to cut imports, reported Bloomberg

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Indonesia – Cane acreage to expand by 60,000-70,000 hectares [Full subscriber]

Indonesian state-owned plantation company PT Perkebunan Nusantara III (PTPN III) will add 60,000 to 70,000 hectares to its sugar plantation to expand sugar production, PTPN CEO Mohammad Abdul Ghani told parliament on 8th July, reported Reuters.

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Indonesia – Permits issued to import 150,000 tonnes white sugar [Full subscriber]

Indonesia has issued import permits for 150,000 tonnes of white sugar, Musdhalifah Machmud, a deputy minister at the Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs told Reuters on 8th April.

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Indonesia issues permit to import 2.4 million tonnes sugar [Full subscriber]

Amidst the turbulence caused by the Covid-19 outbreak various food items prices have risen. This includes sugar. To bring prices down, the trade ministry has issued permits to import 2.4 million tonnes of raw sugar, reported Reuters.

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Mitr Phol acquires the remaining 50% stake in Olam’s sugar interest in Indonesia [Full subscriber]

The agribusiness Olam International has agreed to sell its remaining 50% stake in Indonesian sugar joint-venture Far East Agri to Mitr Phol Sugar Corporation for between US$82.5 million and US$85 million.

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Indonesia permits imports of 438,802 tonnes raw sugar [Full subscriber]

Indonesia has issued import permits for 438,802 tonnes of raw sugar for household consumption until May, Trade Minister Agus Suparmanto confirmed, reported Reuters.

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Indonesia to import only high pol raw sugar in due course [Full subscriber]

Indonesia is revising its sugar import rules. Purchases will be limited to high pol raw from overseas, according to Indrasari Wisnu Wardhana, the Trade Ministry’s foreign trade director general, reported Reuters.

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