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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 Crop Tumbling to Four-Year Low in India to Cut Global Glut

Sugar output in India, the largest producer after Brazil, may tumble to the lowest in four years after excessive rains in the biggest growing region cut yields and some farmers diverted the crop to make a local sweetener. Shares of producers climbed in Mumbai.

Sugar Climbs to Three-Week High as Surplus Shrinks; Coffee Gains

Sugar rose to the highest in almost three weeks in New York as rising demand may mean a smaller surplus and a stronger Brazilian real reduced the incentive for exports from the world's top producer. Coffee gained.

Sugar Traders Split as Brazil Dryness Weighed Against Surpluses

Sugar traders are divided on the outlook for prices, with some concentrating on dryness in leading producer Brazil that may cut output and others focused on excess supplies with another year of surplus.

monsoon covering india in record time may boost rice, sugar

monsoon, which accounts for 70 percent of india's annual rainfall, covered the entire country in a record time, accelerating plantings of crops from rice to soybeans and cotton.

Dollar Weakens With U.S. Stocks as Nickel, Gas Advance

The dollar slid to a three-week low against the yen and emerging-market shares rose on prospects for U.S. stimulus. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index fell, while nickel gained after Indonesia imposed a ban on ore exports.

raw sugar falls to five-week low on stocks buildup; cocoa drops

sugar futures in new york dropped to a five-week low and prices in london fell on speculation brazil’s new crop will add to stockpiles. cocoa declined.

Rice, Sugar Seen Destroyed in Philippines After Haiyan Hits

Rice and sugar harvests in the Philippines were damaged by Super Typhoon Haiyan when the most powerful storm on record to strike the country unleashed winds and floods that may have killed as many as 10,000 people.

sugar extends gains on brazil port congestion; coffee also rises

sugar climbed for a fourth day in new york, the longest winning streak since october, on speculation port congestion will delay exports from brazil, the world’s largest grower. coffee also advanced.


  • 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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