How much sugar will Mexico export to the U.S.?

In the April WASDE, USDA increased Mexico’s sugar production by 35,000 metric tons, to 5.235 MMT, and increased U.S. imports from Mexico by 34,000 short tons raw value, to 1.199 million STRV. USDA’s current estimate is realistic if Mexico’s sugarcane harvest stops in late May, [...]

Mexican cane campaign pace picks up slightly

Estandard pricing is flat week on week, while refined appreciated 1.2 percent from the previous week, unsurprising given that refined stocks are seen as tighter this season. Through the 14th week of the crush campaign, harvest area picked up slightly and is now 27 [...]

Mexico sugar output still behind at end of 2019

Through Dec. 28, harvested area for the 2019/20 Mexican sugarcane campaign was down 30 percent YOY. Cane crush was down 29 percent YOY, an improvement from being down 38 percent YOY two weeks prior. Similarly, sugar production has made up some ground, from down [...]

Brazil cane crush & sugar output surpass last season’s pace

Brazil’s center-south sugar campaign continues to gain on last season’s pace, with cane crush through mid-October up 5.0 percent YOY. Through September, tonnage was up 4.6 percent YOY at 79.84 MT of cane per hectare. Per recent reports, fewer rains have supported the harvest [...]

Brazil center-south sugar production down 26.5 percent

With half of March left in the center-south sugarcane campaign, sugar production is reported at 26.38 MMT for 2018/19, down 26.5 percent from production last season. While cane crush is reported down just 3.8 percent from April through mid-March, the sugar share now stands [...]