Saudi Arabia biggest Arab importer from Brazil as trade surges
Brazil’s exports to the Arab region soared 22.5 percent year over year in volume amounting to $2.91 billion during the first quarter of 2021, SPA reported, citing figures released by the Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC).
Brazil sets records for 2020/21 sugar production and sugar exports
With a month to go in the 2020/21 sugar production year (April 2020 to March 2021), Conab is estimating that Brazil will set records for sugar production and sugar exports. Brazil’s sugar production in 2020/21 is estimated at 41.8 million tons, which would be an increase of 40% compared to last year. Sugar exports in 2020/21 are also expected to be record high.
Sugar refiner says container shortage limiting India exports
A shortage of shipping containers in India, the world’s second-biggest sugar producer, is hurting shipments even as overseas demand stays robust, according to an industry official.
Rice, sugar push up Q1 farm exports by 23%
Despite Covid-19 and the lockdown, India saw a 23% increase in export of farm produce from April to June compared to the corresponding period last year, with rice and sugar dominating the charts.