International Sugar Journal

ASR Group agrees to buy 1.2 million tonnes of non-GMO raw sugar from Raizen over 10 years [Full subscriber]

The world’s largest sugar refiner, the ASR Group, has agreed to buy 1.2 million tonnes of certified non-genetically modified (GMO) raw sugar from Raizen for the next 10 years, reported Reuters.

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Vietnam plans to impose anti-dumping duty on raw and refined sugar from Thailand [Full subscriber]

The Vietnamese government announced Feb. 9 its plans to impose an anti-dumping duty of on raw and refined sugar from Thailand, claiming soaring imports are undermining its domestic sugar industry.

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Brazil and Australia secure additional TRQ for raw sugar for FY2020 from the USA [Full subscriber]

On September 22, 2020, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced additional Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 (ending September 30, 2020) in-quota quantities of the tariff-rate quota (TRQ) for imported raw cane sugar for Brazil and Australia.

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USA – Tariff rate quotas for raw, refined and specialty sugars set for 2020-21 (Oct-Sept) [Full subscriber]

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced on 22nd July the country-specific and first-come, first-served in-quota allocations under the tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) on imported raw cane sugar, refined and specialty sugar and sugar-containing products for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 (October 1, 2020, through September 30, 2021).

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Indonesia imposes 5% tariff on raws from India [Full subscriber]

Indonesia is to impose import tax for Indian raw sugar to 5% from the previously US$38.9/tonne, according to a finance ministry regulation published on 27th June, reported Reuters.

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Guatemala triples exports of sugar to Canada [Registered]

Between 2015 and 2016 the export value of raw sugar from Guatemala fell by 4%, falling from US$ 849 million in 2015 to US$ 814 million in 2016. The volume sold decreased by 3% from 2.1 million of tons in 2015 to 2 million tons in 2016.

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