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Brazil: Sugarcane sector exported US$ 312 million between January and October 2022

Sugarcane
Brazil
Published Dec 6, 2022

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From January to October 2022, Mato Grosso do Sul exported US$ 312 million in sugar-energy products, according to Mapa (Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply). The volume was approximately 675 million tons. This is the subject of this Monday's #MercadoAgropecuário (05). The value represents 4.69% of all agribusiness exports in the state. Raw sugar accounted for 72.7% of exports, totaling US$ 227 million. Next, ethyl alcohol at 22.3% and refined sugar at 4.9%. The main destination was the Netherlands with 17.9% share. Canada was second with 11.7%. In third, Georgia with 11.5%. In Mato Grosso do Sul, the highest concentration of sugar cane is in the center-south region. There are also areas in the North and Northeast regions. According to IBGE, the state is the 4th largest in planted area with 673 thousand hectares and has 11 mixed plants (alcohol and sugar) and 8 distilleries (alcohol). “We occupy the 4th position when it comes to sugarcane production value. Even with a low ...
Source: Agrolink
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