Tag Archives: sugar weather

World sugar surplus forecast next year

Despite tight supplies this year next year may see world supply turn into a surplus exceeding demand, assuming the weather holds no surprises in the largest sugar growing countries.  Sugar futures prices fell on Friday on the news of a potential surplus next year.

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La Nina eyes Australia’s sugar crop

Following cyclone Yasi and its damage to a quarter of Australia’s sugar cane crop there is a chance that the La Nina weather pattern may reform and strengthen during the southern autumn season.  However, the expectation is that La Nina will weaken.