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Last updated: 27 Apr 2011

Russian sugar beet production is expected to rebound strongly in 2011 and effectively displace a significant portion of raw sugar imports in 2011/12.

THIS REPORT CONTAINS ASSESSMENTS OF COMMODITY AND TRADE ISSUES MADE BY USDA STAFF AND NOT NECESSARILY STATEMENTS OF OFFICIAL U.S. GOVERNMENT POLICY Required Report - public distribution Date: 4/15/2011 GAIN Report Number: RS1118 Russian Federation Sugar Annual Planting Intentions Indicate Record Beet Production in 2011 Approved By: Morgan Haas Prepared By: Morgan Haas, Mikhail Maksimenko, Stephen Therrien Report Highlights: Russian sugar beet production is expected to rebound strongly in 2011 and effectively displace a significant portion of raw sugar imports in 2011/12. GOR subsidies and normal weather conditions should allow industry to ultimately increase harvested area and production to 1.2 million hectares (24 percent over 2010) and 30 MMT (40 percent over 2010), respectively. In response, FAS-Moscow expects Russia to slash raw sugar imports to just over 1.7 MMT. At the same time, Belarus is likely to sustain shipments of refined sugar in order to support a 275,000-MT Russian import forecast. In the meantime, price relief cannot come soon enough to Russia?s depleted sugar market. Summary Russian sugar beet production is expected to rebound strongly in 2011 and effectively displace a significant portion of raw sugar imports in 2011/12. GOR subsidies and normal weather conditions should allow industry to ultimately increase harvested area and production to 1.2 million hectares (24 percent over 2010) and 30 MMT (40 percent over 2010), respectively. In response, FAS-Moscow expects Russia to slash raw sugar imports to just over 1.7 MMT. At the same time, Belarus is likely to sustain shipments of refined sugar in order to support a 275,000-MT Russian import forecast. As the vast majority of sugar beet refining nears its finish midway through 2010/11, poor results have continued to bolster import demand and price growth beyond earlier expectations. Table 1a. Russia: Sugar Beets, Area, Production, and Utilization (1000 HA, 1000 MT) 2009/2010 2010/2011 2011/2012 Sugar Beets Russ MY Begin: Jan 2009 MY Begin: Jan 2010 MY Begin: Jan 2011 ia New USDA USDA New USDA New Official Post Official Post Official Post Area Planted N/A 1,050 N/A 1,160 N/A 1,200 Area Harvested N/A 900 N/A 910 N/A 1,130 Production N/A 24,800 N/A 21,500 N/A 30,000 Total Supply N/A 24,800 N/A 21,500 N/A 30,000 Utilization for Sugar N/A 24,800 N/A 21,500 N/A 30,000 Total Distribution N/A 24,800 N/A 21,500 N/A 30,000 Table 1b. Russia: Sugar, Centrifugal, Production, Supply, and Demand (1000 MT) 2009/2010 2010/2011 2011/2012 Sugar, Centrifugal R MY Begin: Oct 2009 MY Begin: Oct 2010 MY Begin: Oct 2011 ussia USDA New USDA New USDA New Official Post Official Post Official Post Beginning Stocks 481 481 380 399 374 Beet Sugar Production* 3,313 3,444 2,850 2,980 4,175 Cane Sugar Production 0 0 0 0 0 Total Sugar Production 3,313 3,444 2,850 2,980 4,175 Raw Imports 2,100 1,949 2,750 2,600 1,725 Refined Imp.(Raw Val) 280 274 300 350 275 Total Imports 2,380 2,223 3,050 2,950 2,000 Total Supply 6,174 6,148 6,280 6,329 6,549 Raw Exports 0 0 0 0 0 Refined Exp.(Raw Val) 100 34 100 50 100 Total Exports 100 34 100 50 100 Human Dom. Consmp. 5,694 5,700 5,736 5,890 6,010 Other Disappearance 0 15 0 15 15 Total Use 5,694 5,715 5,736 5,905 6,025 Ending Stocks 380 399 444 374 424 Total Distribution 6,174 6,148 6,280 6,329 6,549 *New crop beet sugar production in August and September assumed to occur in October for PSD calculation. Production Sugar Beets Russia will increase the 2011 planted area of sugar beets to a record 1.2 million hectares (3.0 percent growth). Considering a return to normal weather conditions, sugar beet production of 30 MMT (40 percent growth) is thus expected for MY 2011/12. While the total area devoted to sugar beet production in 2010 increased 10 percent to 1.16 million hectares, the summer drought led to massive losses and decreased yields. Government officials reported the drought impacted 17 out of the 26 sugar beet regions in Russia, and beets were killed or heavily damaged in 250,000 hectares, which resulted in a failure of planned import substitution. According to Sugar Beet magazine (#2, 2011) sugar beet producers lost 2.7 MMT of sugar beets in 2010 valued at RUR4.3 billion. Sugar beet production is concentrated in the Central and Southern Federal districts. Roughly 90 percent of sugar beets are grown by large agricultural enterprises and farms that belong to refineries. The balance is grown by small farms and private households. In Russia, sugar beets are planted in April/May and harvested in September through November. State Support for Development In the framework of the federal target Program for the Development of Sugar Production, 2010-2012, sugar beet producers will receive support for beet seed production and partial compensation for expenses in order to improve profits for sugar production vis-à-vis other crops. Prior to the program? implementation, profitability of beet producers had already grown from 4.7 percent in 2007 to 25.7 percent in 2009. The Ministry of Agriculture reports increasing prices for agrochemicals, fertilizers, fuel and electricity increase sugar beet production expenses. The federal target Program provides sugar beet producers compensation for the purchase of fertilizers and plant protection chemicals. The Russian sugar beet industry considers the absence of facilities for treating beet seeds as a bottleneck to attaining self-sufficiency. With funding from the federal target Program, ?Betagran Ramon? seed treating plant is currently under construction in Voronezh oblast and will produce 20 percent of coated beet seeds needed for Russian beet breeders. The facility will source seeds for treatment from Astrakhan oblast and Italy. A similar plant will be built in Lipetsk oblast. (Sakharnaya Svekla, #10, 2010). Russia prohibits the cultivation of biotech plants. Refined Sugar Assuming Russia misses its sugar extraction target of 13.58 percent and falls in line with its historical average (12.8 percent), this would result in 3.8 MMT of beet sugar (4.2 MMT raw value) in MY 2011/12. According to the Russian State Statistical Service (Rosstat), total refined sugar production in MY 2009/10 totaled 5.1 MMT (5.6 MMT raw value). However, two considerations must be taken into mind when considering this number. Production of refined sugar from sugar beets in August and September are considered to have occurred in October for calculation of the marketing year. Production of refined sugar from raw cane sugar indicates Russian customs statistics may be currently underreported by approximately 8.5 percent. [Note: Since 2001, Russia?s customs service has recorded only 56 percent of Brazil?s reported exports of raw cane sugar to Russia.] Sugar beet stocks from the 2010 harvest were depleted shortly after the beginning of 2011, and the production of refined sugar from raw cane sugar is likely to jump in the coming months as imports work to offset this year?s short supply of domestic beet sugar. Figure 1. Russia: Refined Sugar Production, Thousand MT Source: Rosstat State Support for Development Almost half of the sugar processing plants in Russia were built before 1917, and none have been built in the last 25 years. Sixty percent of processing equipment is worn out. In order to renovate the industry, the Ministry of Agriculture approved subsidies for the reconstruction and modernization of 18 refineries. Russia also plans to build five new refineries. Two of them are already under construction and the necessary papers have been prepared for the remainder. Six billion rubles ($200 million) will be invested in the construction of a new plant with a daily processing capacity of 9,000 MT of beets in Tambov oblast. To implement the above projects, the Russian Union of Sugar Producers reported investments in the sugar beet production industry will grow from RUR14 billion ($460 million) in 2010 to RUR14.7 billion ($490 million) in 2011 and RUR15.8 billion ($526 million) in 2012. The GOR will subsidize a portion of interest for investment credits for this purpose. Trade Russia?s trade policy remains based on the ideals of import substitution, but it welcomes raw sugar imports to compensate for poor harvests. Russia also continues to expand its cooperation with Belarus in respect to trade in refined sugar. Raw Sugar Imports Raw cane sugar imports are likely to fall back considerably with the expectation for a significantly larger beet sugar production in MY 2011/12. In the remainder of MY 2010/11, raw cane sugar imports should remain strong to help fulfill demand. Brazil controls 80-85 percent of the historic market share for Russia?s raw cane sugar imports, while Cuba and Thailand are also active market participants. In light of the particularly short sugar supply in Russia this current year, on January 28, 2011, the Customs Union Commission decided to temporarily lower the import duty for raw sugar from $140/MT to $50/MT in the period March 1 to April 30, 2011, when sugar prices on the NYMEX reach $396.84/MT. The Customs Union also applied lower import duties October 1, 2010. In December 2009, the Customs Union adopted the seasonal import tariff regime that cuts duties between $140 to $270/MT from January 1 to April 30 and August 1 to December 31. Reducing the tariff prompts increased raw sugar shipments to Russia and helps supply the market until beet sugar production begins in the end of August. The GOR decreased duties in a similar manner from May 1 ? July 31, 2010, which, at the time, helped to temporarily stabilize retail sugar prices. However, since that time, tariff relief has not been able to alleviate rapid price inflation. Refined Sugar Imports Refined sugar imports are also likely to fall back, although to a lesser degree in MY 2011/12. Their relatively smaller role in the Russian sugar market and Russia?s ties with Belarus are likely to prevent too deep of an impact. Belarus On December 22, 2010, the Russian and Belarusian Ministries of Agriculture agreed to a Common Agricultural Policy of the Russia-Belarus Union State as well as established 2011 import quotas for dairy, meat and poultry, and sugar, in accordance with also agreed Union State food balance sheets. According to the agreement, in CY 2011, Belarus will ship Russia 200,000 MT of refined beet sugar. The shipments will be distributed evenly throughout the year. According to Rosstat, refined sugar imports from Belarus increased to 180,000 MT as well as exceeded the CY 2010 quota of 150,000 MT agreed to in September 2009. Ukraine Ukraine?s Prime Minister Azarov has asked Russia?s Prime Minister Putin to reconsider an earlier request to establish a 100,000 MT duty-free quota for Ukraine to export refined sugar to Russia. Russia?s sugar producers remain opposed to the deal. In accordance with the CIS inter-state agreement, beet sugar originating from Ukraine will become duty-free beginning January 2013. Consumption Sugar consumption jumped in 2010 but it is yet uncertain if further growth in the food processing sector will continue at recent rates through MY 2011/12. In 2010, the production of sugar-containing products grew over 10 percent. According to Business Press newspaper, quoting the International Sugar Company (ISC), Russia?s population consumes 1.7 times more sugar than the food processing industry. ISC reported that Russia used 5.5 MMT of sugar in CY 2010, including 1.2 MMT by the rural population, about 1.6 MMT by the urban population, and more than 1.5 MMT of white sugar by the food industry. The balance is unknown. ISC also mentions that according to its estimation, 14 percent of total Russian sugar use is processed in the production of home-made vodka, which accounts for more than 30 percent of all vodka in Russia. About 2.5 percent of sugar is consumed for non-food purposes. Increased demand, combined with a disastrous 2010 domestic sugar crop, have contributed to a rapid run-up in prices, which has been only moderately softened by occasion lower sugar import duties. Figure 2. Russia: Sugar Prices, RUR/kg Source: Ministry of Agriculture ; Global Trade Information Services Stocks Sugar stocks will be flat in MY 2010/11 and MY 2011/12. According to the Russian Union of Sugar Producers, Russia?s sugar stocks were 2.2 MMT on January 1, 2011, or 150,000 MT less than the 2010 volume. The GOR actively regulates sugar supplies by means of (1) import duties for raw cane sugar and (2) quotas for white beet sugar originating from Belarus. As an additional measure of sugar market regulation, the GOR plans to sell 300,000 MT of sugar from the state reserves at auction. Sales have not started yet. Sugar market experts believe that these measures will stabilize the sugar market balance, as tight supplies have caused prices to rise steadily since the middle of 2010. Other Relevant reports RS 1081 Union State Agrees to Common Agricultural Policy RS1071 Russia Sugar Production Down Support Measures Extended RS1067 Record High Planted Area Mitigated by Losses, Lower Yields SUGAR PRODUCTION TABLES Table 2. Russia: Sugar Beet Production 2007 2008 2009 2010 Sugar beet area, 1,000 Ha 1,065 819 823 1,160 --Agricultural enterprises 85.5% 87.9% 87.8% 87.2% --Private farms 13.3% 11.0% 11.2% 12.1% --Private households 1.2% 1.1% 1.0% 0.7% Sugar beet harvest, 1,000 MT 28,236 29,000 24,800 22,200 Yield, MT/Ha 29.2 36.3 32.3 24.1 Source: Rosstat, Social and Economical Situation in Russia, June 2008, June 2009, June 2010 Table 3. Russia: Major Financial and Economic Indices of Sugar Beet Production 2007 2008 2009 Yield, MT/hectare 27.3 35.3 32.5 Production cost, RUR/MT 940 920 114 Production cost of sold product, RUR/MT 970 980 1,180 Farm gate price, RUR/MT 1,020 1,110 1,651 Profit from sold beets, million RUR 827 2,551 6,837 Profitability of sold beets, % 4.7 13.6 25.7 Source: Magazine ?APK: Economics and Management? #8, 2010 Table 4. Russia: Major Target Indicators of the Sugar Development Program 2010 2011 2012 Sugar beet industry --Beet sugar production, MMT 3.73 3.91 4.32 --Beet acreage, 1,000 ha 859 895 981 --Beet yield, MT/ha 363 365 369 --Sugar content in beets, % 16.8 16.9 17.3 Sugar beet processing industry --Beet processing capacity, MT/day 302,300 310,600 385,960 --Volume of beet stocks, MMT 27.5 28.8 31.4 --Sugar extraction, % 13.56 13.58 13.76 --Beet losses on storage, % 3.6 3.3 3.0 Source: Ministry of Agriculture, ?Development of Sugar Beet Production Industry of Russia for 2010-2012? Table 5. Russia: Refined Sugar Production, by Type, Thousand MT CY07 CY08 CY09 CY10 Total sugar production 6,069 5,870 5,070 4,745 From sugar beet 3,223 3,481 3,305 2,768 From raw sugar 2,859 2,389 1,765 1,977 Source: Rosstat Table 6. Russia: Refined Sugar Production, Thousand MT Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep 07/08 1,102 913 537 146 187 223 143 198 555 548 422 813 08/09 1,107 967 563 172 166 197 115 236 379 395 163 834 09/10 1,241 869 259 51 103 223 38 559 599 300 [382] 607 10/11 1,000 727 156 24 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Source: Rosstat, [FAS-Moscow estimate] Note: Monthly data may not reflect annual CY totals in Table 5, due to lack of monthly revisions. SUGAR CONSUMPTION AND PRICE TABLES Table 7. Russia: Sugar Consumption per Capita (kg), Calendar Year 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 7 8 0 1 1 2 3 3 3 4 5 5 6 6 7 8 9 9 0 7 Source: Rosstat, http://www.gks.ru/free_doc/new_site/business/sx/potr-rf08.xls Table 8. Russia: Industrial Production of Sugar-containing Products 2009 2010 ? (%) Ice cream and deserts (1,000MT) 326 387 18.7% Wafers, sweet cookies, crackers (1,000MT) 1000 1055 5.5% Cocoa, chocolate, and sugar-containing candies (1,000MT) 1323 1461 10.4% Table wines (million deciliters) 39.4 45.1 14.5% Soft drinks (million deciliters) 283 317 12.0% Source: Rosstat Table 8. Russia: Sugar Beet and Refined Sugar Prices Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Farm-gate Price, Sugar Beet (RUR/MT) 200 1,19 1,22 1,15 1,18 1,18 1,13 1,12 1,18 1,20 1,47 1,45 1,68 9 0 5 0 2 2 8 1 2 3 8 8 0 201 1,65 1,74 1,71 4,00 1,78 1,58 1,58 1,70 1,51 1,90 2,04 1,91 0 6 0 3 0 0 8 8 0 8 0 3 8 201 2,44 1,97 2,53 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1 9 3 0 CIF Import Price, Raw Cane Sugar (RUR/kg) 200 10.0 10.0 11.2 20.1 11.8 12.5 12.5 15.6 23.2 22.7 35.6 19.9 9 4 2 6 2 3 4 3 8 1 5 8 1 201 18.3 20.5 19.2 18.5 15.0 15.2 41.2 36.4 48.1 19.2 24.3 23.3 0 9 0 8 8 4 6 9 0 2 5 1 8 201 24.2 1 8 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A CIF Import Price, Refined Sugar (RUR/kg) 200 13.1 14.3 16.5 18.2 16.8 17.1 17.5 18.2 21.1 18.8 18.5 19.5 9 2 8 8 3 6 8 6 4 4 3 4 8 201 19.7 21.8 21.9 18.4 18.3 20.0 19.5 21.9 21.7 24.3 25.6 27.7 0 8 3 1 6 6 3 4 3 5 4 7 8 201 27.4 1 8 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Processor Price, Refined Sugar (RUR/kg) 200 15.8 19.5 21.3 20.4 21.6 22.3 22.3 22.7 23.2 23.8 23.9 24.8 9 2 5 3 0 6 0 3 0 5 7 5 2 201 25.7 26.0 26.4 26.5 25.8 25.4 25.5 26.7 28.0 28.9 28.9 29.7 0 1 4 5 5 7 2 7 8 5 3 1 3 201 30.9 33.5 34.1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1 5 0 4 Retail Price, Refined Sugar (RUR/kg) 200 23.2 27.0 27.6 28.3 29.0 28.9 28.9 29.6 31.8 34.1 33.9 33.7 9 8 3 3 0 0 7 9 7 2 0 9 8 201 34.1 35.7 36.9 36.0 34.7 33.4 33.7 34.2 36.1 37.2 37.6 39.1 0 2 5 5 4 8 2 0 1 9 1 6 0 201 40.9 43.3 44.7 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1 4 6 8 Source: Ministry of Agriculture, http://www.mcx.ru/navigation/page/show/205.htm; Global Trade Information Services SUGAR TRADE TABLES Table 9. Russia: Sugar Exports, MT 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 4th/08 1st/09 2nd/09 3rd/09 Total 4th/09 1st/10 2nd/10 3rd/10 Total 4th/10 Cane Sugar, Raw, Solid Form, W/O Added 170111 Flav/C 1 2 0 1 4 3 1 0 3 7 2 olor Beet Sugar, Raw, Solid Form, W/O Added 170112 1 0 1 1 0 F 3 1 0 0 0 1 lav/Color Cane/Beet Sugar, Refined, Solid, Added 170191 3 12 19 14 F 48 17 26 29 8 80 7 lav/Color Cane/Beet Sug Chem Pure Sucrose Refind 170199 N 19,871 46,745 41,986 39,376 147,978 4,741 7,110 19,344 238 31,433 447 esoi Uzbekistan 12,025 26,247 17,755 15,712 71,739 386 656 1 5 1,048 10 Tajikistan 3,056 10,316 16,271 8,738 38,381 2,786 2,606 5,234 7 10,633 11 Turkmenistan 2,994 6,686 2,086 1,911 13,677 3 3,585 1,635 4 5,227 6 Kazakhstan 977 68 0 481 1,526 0 61 12,005 n/a 12,066 n/a Lactose & Lactose Syrup Cont 99% Lactse 170211 B 0 0 1 1 2 0 4 3 9 2 y W 0 t Lactose In Solid Form And Lactose Syrup, 170219 N 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 7 esoi 170220 Maple Sugar And Maple Syrup 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Glucose (Dextrose), Under 20% Fructose In 170230 D 737 1,022 2,052 2,814 4,131 1,875 2,994 11,814 631 ry Form 152 141 Glucose & Glucose Syrup Containing 20- 170240 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 1,389 1,410 314 49% Fructose 170250 Chemically Pure Fructose In Solid Form 13 2 4 3 22 7 23 33 10 73 27 Fructose, Nesoi & Syrup, Ov 50% Fructose 170260 3 9 8 39 15 6 15 12 48 11 In Dry Fm 19 Sugar, Nesoi, Including Invert Sugar & 170290 6 7 6 25 S 44 10 11 11 44 76 19 yrup Molasses From Extraction/Refing Sugar, 170390 N 164,538 42,609 40,397 46,740 294,284 102,743 33,789 15,723 30,515 182,770 60,249 esoi EU-27 57,812 17,784 24,590 19,402 119,588 63,460 21,974 8,165 12,464 106,063 26,003 Vietnam 48,852 13,661 11,426 14,046 87,985 29,024 4,232 771 0 34,027 5,296 Ukraine 51,831 4,724 2,086 7,947 66,588 3,861 1,521 3,668 16,051 25,101 26,711 Turkey 9,704 0 1,103 7,513 18,320 40,002 15,103 5,440 12,464 73,009 15,155 Chewing Gum, Whether Or Not Sugar 170410 C 264 259 204 277 1,004 159 108 197 78 542 105 oated Sugar Confection (Incl Wh Choc), No 170490 C 6,558 4,308 5,577 6,257 22,700 6,069 5,538 12,277 8,343 32,227 10,293 ocoa, Nesoi NOTE: Excludes Belarus (entire time series) and Kazakhstan (since July 2010) Source: Global Trade Information Services Table 10a. Russia: Sugar Imports, MT 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 4th/08 1st/09 2nd/09 3rd/09 Total 4th/09 1st/10 2nd/10 3rd/10 Total 4th/10 17 Sugars 612,556 145,061 876,251 353,830 1,987,698 107,641 421,658 1,599,706 65,873 2,194,878 269,342 170111 Cane Sugar, Raw, Solid Form, W/O Added Flav/Color 557,233 91,192 812,856 301,789 1,763,070 45,727 366,669 1,534,831 1,377 1,948,604 169,725 Brazil 511,539 89,619 645,378 242,982 1,489,518 8,455 317,059 1,311,305 0 1636819 147,138 Cuba 0 0 122,160 20,602 142,762 0 0 80,863 0 80863 0 Thailand 41,296 0 0 16,413 57,709 10,453 7,240 23,137 0 40830 0 170112 Beet Sugar, Raw, Solid Form, W/O Added Flav/Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 170191 Cane/Beet Sugar, Refined, Solid, Added Flav/Color 123 65 85 63 336 97 111 88 70 366 95 170199 Cane/Beet Sug Chem Pure Sucrose Refind Nesoi 15,899 26,067 28,665 20,442 91,073 18,718 14,746 16,779 22,055 72,298 43,157 EU-27 12,589 5,967 3,381 5,379 27,316 10,649 13,716 15,774 12,984 53,123 10,711 Moldova 0 13,193 11,612 6,188 30,993 0 0 0 5,742 5,742 23,287 Brazil 1,809 4,482 6,160 6,215 18,666 1,485 273 21 2,007 3,786 7,076 170211 Lactose & Lactose Syrup Cont 99% Lactse By Wt 1,428 1,431 2,343 2,991 8,193 3,212 3,868 3,892 5,586 16,558 7,111 170219 Lactose In Solid Form And Lactose Syrup, Nesoi 1 0 1 81 83 2 33 20 286 341 356 170220 Maple Sugar And Maple Syrup 12 1 8 5 26 8 7 10 26 51 11 170230 Glucose (Dextrose), Under 20% Fructose In Dry Form 10,377 8,612 11,308 8,737 39,034 9,831 9,332 10,962 5,271 35,396 13,133 170240 Glucose & Glucose Syrup Containing 20-49% Fructose 47 19 41 100 207 129 7 88 35 259 18 170250 Chemically Pure Fructose In Solid Form 1,699 690 2,353 1,274 6,016 1,752 1,757 2,358 1,414 7,281 1,537 170260 Fructose, Nesoi & Syrup, Ov 50% Fructose In Dry Fm 57 65 45 46 213 43 65 96 49 253 47 170290 Sugar, Nesoi, Including Invert Sugar & Syrup 4,822 2,413 3,402 2,508 13,145 6,966 6,849 11,337 11,633 36,785 11,299 170310 Cane Molasses From Extraction Or Refining Of Sugar 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 170390 Molasses From Extraction/Refing Sugar, Nesoi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 170410 Chewing Gum, Whether Or Not Sugar Coated 83 217 199 187 686 135 96 124 46 401 29 170490 Sugar Confection (Incl Wh Choc), No Cocoa, Nesoi 20,777 14,287 14,946 15,606 65,616 21,023 18,119 19,117 18,025 76,284 22,824 EU-27 13,109 6,385 7,031 7,773 34,298 9,794 6,640 6,612 5,630 28,676 8,577 Ukraine 2,674 5,101 4,921 3,988 16,684 5,893 7,726 6,736 8,711 29,066 9,685 China 3,031 1,716 1,593 1,996 8,336 2,889 1,626 2,439 2,515 9,469 2,870 NOTE: Excludes Belarus (entire time series) and Kazakhstan (since July 2010) Source: Global Trade Information Services Table 10b. Russia: Refined Sugar Imports from Belarus, Thousand MT Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Total MY 2008/09 6.5 9.4 4.6 20.2 14.9 13.5 13.1 18.1 16.7 8.6 10.9 9.5 146.0 MY 2009/10 11.4 14.0 9.0 18.5 20.7 7.9 22.0 14.5 22.2 14.4 8.0 17.4 180.0 MY 2010/11 17.6 13.0 12.0 15.0 Source: Rosstat, various
Posted: 26 April 2011, last updated 27 April 2011

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