The Société sucrière du Cameroun (Sosucam), a subsidiary of French Somdiaa, has assured the local market that sugar will be available in sufficient supply for the holiday period, the upcoming African Cup of Nations, and even till the end of 2022, according to a press release.
Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the rack and trace system of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) for the sugar industry on November 23 when the 2021/22 campaign commences, according to local press reports.
Argentina – Covid pandemic and weather reduces Ledesma’s sugarcane production by 11% [Full subscriber]
Argentina’s largest sugar producer Ledesma milled 11% less cane in 2020/21 than in the previous year, mainly due to the combination of the pandemic and inclement weather, according to local press reports.
Europe’s largest sugar producer Südzucker, expects beet sugar production in the current campaign to increase by 20% to 4.2 million tonnes compared to the previous year.
Philippines – Forecast 2021/22 sugar output of 2.1 million tonnes bolstered with imports of 100,000 tonnes, says USDA [Full subscriber]
Raw sugar production for 2021/2022 (September-August) is estimated at 2.1 million tonnes, 2% lower than the previous year, according to the latest United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) attaché report.
Sugar production in the 2021/22 season is expected to be 5.8 million tonnes, according to the analyst Evgeny Ivanov at Institute for Agricultural Market Studies (IKAR).
Hurricanes Eta and Iota reduced sugar production by 25% last year, and it will take five years to recover from this impact, according to Mateo Yibrín, president of the sugar producers.
The Philippines will not export sugar this crop year amid expected lower output, according to the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA).
The only sugar factory in the country, Sucrerie Africaine du Gabon (SUCAF-Gabon), is forecasting a 2021/22 sugar output of 80,000 tonnes, according to the company’s press release and reported in the local press.
Egypt has reached 89% self-sufficiency in sugar following increased planting of cane and beet, The Ministry of Supply said on 26th August.