• Reuters - Sugar retreats from 5-week high Reuters - Sugar retreats from 5-week high

    March raw sugar settled down 0.02 cent, or 0.13 percent, at 15.31 cents per lb after peaking at 15.37 cents, its highest since Nov. 28. But focus on bearish fundamentals returned after closely-watched commodity analyst Green Pool on Wednesday raised its projections of a global surplus in 2017/18 to 10.43 million tonnes, up from a forecast of 9.8 million. [nL8N1OY1Q7

    Jan 3, 2018

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  • Green Pool lifts forecast for world sugar supplies again, to 15-year high Green Pool lifts forecast for world sugar supplies again, to 15-year high

    Green Pool hinted at the potential for sugar price weakness as it lifted to a 15-year high its forecast for the extent of supplies of the sweetener, citing strong production prospects in the likes of India and Thailand. The Australian-based analysis group raised by 629,000 tonnes to 10.43m tonnes its forecast for the world sugar production surplus in 2017-18 - while reducing by 664,000 tonnes to 1.11m tonnes its estimate for the output shortfall last season.

    Jan 3, 2018

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  • World sugar dynamics 'worst', for bulls, in at least 12 years, says Green Pool World sugar dynamics 'worst', for bulls, in at least 12 years, says Green Pool

    World sugar dynamics are the “worst” - for bulls – in at least 12 years, Green Pool said, hiking its estimate of the global output surplus, and hinting at the potential for further growth in stocks “into 2018-19 and perhaps beyond”.

    Nov 1, 2017

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  • SUGAR OUTLOOK TURNS SOUR SUGAR OUTLOOK TURNS SOUR

    The global sugar surplus is expanding as Brazil, Thailand and the European Union drive world production to record, according to Green Pool Commodity Specialists. Supplies will outpace demand by 7.1 million metric tons in the 2017-18 season that starts in October in most countries, a 29 percent increase from a May forecast.

    Aug 24, 2017

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  • Green Pool Boosts 2017-18 Sugar Forecast by 28% Green Pool Boosts 2017-18 Sugar Forecast by 28%

    Commodities consultancy Green Pool increased its estimate for global sugar production in 2017-18 by 28% to a 7.14 million metric ton surplus compared with its previous forecast in early May.

    Aug 23, 2017

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  • Green Pool flags double trouble for sugar demand hopes Green Pool flags double trouble for sugar demand hopes

    Green Pool highlighted the threat to sugar consumption from the likes of health concerns and rival sweeteners as it raised by 837,000 tonnes its forecast for the looming world sugar production surplus. The Australia-based sugar consultancy revised up to 5.55m tonnes its forecast for the global output surplus in 2017-18, taking it to the largest since 2013-14.

    Jul 3, 2017

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