Opinion

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2015/16: Deeper Sugar Deficit

Global sugar production falls 6.5% in 2015/16, to 174.1m mtrv (metric tonnes raw value). 2015/16 is in deficit by 11.4m mtrv, the second largest production deficit on record.

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Czarnikow Annual Review 2015 Market Report

The sugar market has been in surplus for four years. This has made trading conditions difficult; prices have been declining and volatility has reduced. But is this set to change?

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The Inconvenient Truth about Sugar Consumption (it’s not what you think)

The rise in obesity is a problem. And it is being blamed on a rise in the consumption of sugar. However, while global sugar consumption is rising in aggregate, in the developed total world sugar consumption has been surprisingly stable.

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Sugarcane production and water risks; a longer term view

Weather risk in the sugar market is usually seen as coming about when heavy rainfall disrupts crushing – just as we have seen in Brazil this season.

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Sugar and the Commodity Supercycle

While Asian economies have high growth potential, they will become increasingly in need of the agricultural production of the west.

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Sugar in 2013: Any Change in the Outlook?

At first glance it looks as though sugar will be in for quiet year. However, as prices fall so too does the incentive to produce, while demand will be encouraged by rising affordability.

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Running Low On Gas: The Competition For Ethanol Feedstocks

The global ethanol market has grown 400% in the last decade, driven by the United States and Brazil.

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Outlook for the Global Sugar Economy

A summary of Toby Cohen’s presentation at Kingsman’s 5th Delhi Sugar Conference

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