The Beet Brief: bringing the sugar market to you

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The Beet Brief, written by our Commercial Analyst Arthur Marshall provides a monthly run down of the latest from the sugar market and what it means for UK sugar beet production.

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Highlights from the March 2019 issue:

  • The average EU white sugar price in December 2018 reached a new record low of €314/t.
  • ISO world sugar surplus estimate for 2018/19 reduced from 2.17Mt to 0.6Mt.
  • Remainder of Südzucker’s restructuring plan announced with five factories across Europe set to close.

Previous editions of The Beet Brief can be found below.

February 2019

EU prices, import expectations and Südzucker factory closures

January 2019

Prices, EU campaigns and surplus price announcement

December 2018

EU sugar balance, import price parity and WABCG beet reception transparency study

November 2018

EU and world production forecasts, prices and sugar taxes

October 2018

EU prices, sugar demand and performance rules

September 2018

2019/20 contract details, EU prices

July 2018

EU price, contracts, rainfall and yields

June 2018

EU price, weather, world market and sugar taxes

May 2018

EU price, plantings, neonics and haulage scheme

April 2018

EU price, campaign and world market

March 2018

EU price, 2018/19 outlook

February 2018

EU surplus, exports and price premium

January 2018

EU price and balance

December 2017

EU price, balance, stocks and imports

November 2017

Price indications, Brazil and neonics

October 2017

EU price, currency and market-related beet price bonus value

September 2017

EU balance, world price and refining margin


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