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Indian Sugar Exports Jumping as Brazil Drought Fuels Rally

Sugar shipments from India, the world's second-largest producer, are poised to climb as the biggest monthly gain in prices since 2011 and a state subsidy help mills compete with supplies from Brazil and Thailand.

Sugar Futures Enter Bull Market on Parched Brazil Crop

Sugar futures entered a bull market, climbing more than 20 percent from a January low, as dry weather threatens crop yields in Brazil, the world's top producer and exporter.

Sugar Rises to 5-Month High After Brazil Output Cut; Cocoa Falls

Sugar climbed to the highest level in more than five months in New York as the main growing region of top producer Brazil will make less of the sweetener than previously forecast. Cocoa slid and coffee advanced.

Sugar Exports From Thailand Jumping 22% to Record on Demand Gain

Sugar shipments from Thailand, the second-biggest exporter, will surge 22 percent to a record this year as output expands to an all-time high and Asian demand increases, according to the Office of the Cane and Sugar Board.

Sugar, Coffee, Cocoa All Advance as Fed Retains Stimulus

Sugar, cocoa and coffee advanced in New York trading after the Federal Reserve said it will keep bond purchases to stimulate economic growth in the U.S., sending raw materials into a rally.

Sugar May Rally to 2013 High on Fibonacci: Technical Analysis

Sugar, the second-best performing commodity in the past three months, may extend a rally, taking the March contract to the highest this year, according to a technical analysis by FuturePath Trading LLC.

Cotton Harvest in India May Rebound to Record on Higher Planting

Cotton production in India, the world's second-biggest exporter, will climb to a record as above-average monsoon rainfall increased planting, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said.

Sugar Rebounds as Brazil Rain May Curb Supplies; Cocoa Declines

Sugar rebounded in New York on speculation rains will curb utput in Brazil while India boosts exports. Cocoa fell.


  • USDA Weekly Citrus Fruit Report
  • International Cocoa Org. (ICCO) Quarterly Bulletin on Cocoa Statistics
  • ICCO Monthly Review of the Market
  • International Tropical Timber Org. (ITTO) Bi-Monthly Market Report
  • International Sugar Organization (ISO) Quarterly Market Outlook Report
  • ISO Forecast Reports
  • Sucden Financial Sugar Report
  • Russian Sugar Crop News
  • Brazillian Sugar Crops
  • Indian Sugar Crops
  • International Coffee Organization (ICO) Monthly Coffee Market Report
  • Dollar Valuations vs Brazilian Currency
  • Global Crop Progress – Brazil, Argentina and Australia
  • Federal Reserve Interest Rate
  • Cotton and Wool Outlook
  • CFTC Commitment of Traders Report
  • Asian and Middle Eastern Demand
  • Inventories and Supply
  • Unseasonal or Extreme Weather – Rain, Flooding, Drought, Delayed Planting, and Early frosts
  • Rapid Population Growth in India and China
  • Government Subsidies, Programs and Loan Rates
  • Salmonella Outbreaks or other contaminated agricultural products
  • Crop Disease or Infestation
  • Dollar Valuation
  • Deforestation Rates

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