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01.2018

EUROPE

EU sugar prices: December 2017

EU sugar prices fall by €70/t. After the end of the quota regime the EU sugar price reported by the EU Commission tumbled to €420/t, ex works for October 2017.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

01.2018

BELGIUM

Seneffe sugar factory: the new cooperative is on its way

Seneffe sugar factory in Belgium. The new cooperative has gathered the declarations of interest of beet growers interested in the creation of a new farmers’ cooperative that can deliver 1.5 mn t of beet, sufficient for a minimum...[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

01.2018

THAILAND

Bangkok to abide to WTO rules on sugar

Thailand to abide to WTO rules on sugar. Thailand has agreed in principle on four sugar-related announcements, which pave the way for the revocation of the fixed retail price so as to meet World Trade Organization (WTO) rules.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

01.2018

POLAND

New sugar terminal to be built at Gdansk Port for KSC

New sugar terminal at Gdansk. Krajowa Spóka Cukrowa (KSC) and the Port of Gdansk Authority have signed an agreement for the construction of a new sugar terminal, including a silo with a capacity of 50,000 t.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

01.2018

BRAZIL

Odebrecht Agroindustrial becomes Atvos

Odebrecht Agroindustrial becomes Atvos. Odebrecht Agroindustrial – the sugar and ethanol arm of the Odebrecht conglomerate – has announced the change of its brand to Atvos.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

01.2018

FRANCE

French sugar tax to weigh more on artificially-sweetened drinks

French sugar tax adopted. The French Parliament has approved the so-called soda tax. Starting July 1, 2018, all sugary drinks will be taxed based on their content of sugar per L.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

01.2018

EUROPE

EU Energy Council proposes 7% cap on first-generation biofuels

EU Council of ministers propose 7% cap on first-generation biofuels. The Council and the European Parliament (EP) will start negotiating the biofuel mandate in early 2018. The proposal provides for a minimum voluntary second...[more]

Category: Biofuels

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