• Brazil's Ballooning Ethanol Stockpiles Risk Bringing Sugar Back Brazil's Ballooning Ethanol Stockpiles Risk Bringing Sugar Back

    Surging ethanol stockpiles and tumbling prices for the biofuel risk bringing back more sugar production in top grower Brazil. “Prices have been coming down, ethanol stocks are building. Demand is strong but is probably not sufficient to clear the stocks,” said Tom McNeill, a director at Brisbane, Australia-based researcher Green Pool Commodity Specialists. “I think this assumption that everyone has made that maximum ethanol is absolutely locked in could be challenged within the next three months.”

    Jul 9, 2018

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  • SOFTS-Arabica coffee climbs on fund buying, raw sugar slips SOFTS-Arabica coffee climbs on fund buying, raw sugar slips

    July raw sugar settled down 0.06 cent, or 0.5 percent, at 11.69 cents per lb. Focus remained on a global supply glut, with commodity analyst Green Pool forecasting a combined sugar surplus of almost 25 million tonnes for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons.

    May 4, 2018

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  • Green Pool Sees Biggest Ever Sugar Surplus on Indian Output Green Pool Sees Biggest Ever Sugar Surplus on Indian Output

    The world’s sugar traders are experiencing the biggest ever global surplus. That’s according to Green Pool Commodity Specialists, which expects the glut to reach 18.4 million metric tons this season. The Brisbane, Australia-based researcher boosted its estimate by almost a quarter because of a massive increase in the sugar-cane area and yields in India, the No. 2 producer.

    May 3, 2018

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  • Sugar Low: Commodity Plummets on Surplus Sugar Low: Commodity Plummets on Surplus

    For sugar, there’s no sweet ending in sight after a long period of declining prices. Australia-based consultancy Green Pool recently upped its surplus estimate by 43% to almost 15 million tons. The International Sugar Organization, the global trade body, sees a surplus of 5.2 million tons.

    May 2, 2018

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