Sugar production falls in Brazil

Sugar production in the southeast of Brazil has fallen almost 11 percent in this year's harvest, while at the same time ethanol production grew by 6.15 percent.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

According to the Union of the Sugar Cane Industry, the data reported on June 1 has confirmed that the harvest is more favorable to ethanol, a fule heavily used in Brazilian automobiles.
Brazil is the world's leading producer and exporter of sugar, with one-third of the total market.

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