This database contains statistics on: sugar, sugarbeets,
sugarcane, corn sweeteners: dextrose, glucose syrup, and high
fructose corn syrup; honey, maple syrup, sugar syrups, sugar
byproducts: beet pulp and molasses.
U.S. sugar begins October 1. Sugarbeet and sugarcane years begin
September 1, except for Hawaii sugarcane which begins on January 1.
All other products are on a calendar year basis.
Labor Statistics (BLS)
Producer Price Indexes (PPI) for raw and refined sugar and corn
sweeteners; refined sugar retail consumer price; and Consumer Price
Index (CPI) for sugar and sweeteners and various sugar-containing
Comité Nacional Para el Desarrollo Sustentable de
la Caña de Azucar (CNDSCA)
Mexico sugar and high fructose corn syrup supply and use data,
data on Mexico sugar harvest.
Farm Service Agency (FSA) of the U.S. Department
of Agriculture (USDA)
Sweetener Market Data: survey data reported to FSA by sugarbeet
and sugarcane processors and by cane sugar refiners for U.S. sugar
supply and use.
The Weekly Newspaper for Agribusiness
U.S. molasses and beetpulp prices
Agricultural Service of the USDA
World sugar production, supply, and distribution (PSD).
U.S. sugar trade data, including tariff-rate quotas under the
World Trade Organization (WTO) and Free Trade Agreements (FTAs),
re-export program imports, high-tier tariff imports.
Global Trade Atlas
Sugar and high fructose corn syrup trade for Mexico.
U.S. and world raw sugar nearby futures prices.
London International Financial Futures & Options
World refined sugar nearby futures prices.
Milling and Baking News: The News Weekly of Grain-Based
U.S. refined beet sugar and corn sweetener spot and list
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) of the USDA
Area, yield, and production data and crop values for sugarbeets,
sugarcane, honey, and maple syrup.
U.S. export and import trade data for sugar, high fructose corn
syrup, honey, maple syrup, molasses, beetpulp, and related
World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates
(WASDE) of the USDA
Forecast data for U.S. and Mexico sugar supply and use for
current- and out-year.
Most data are updated/revised monthly. Supply and use of the
following products are revised annually: dextrose, glucose syrup,
honey, maple syrup. U.S. consumption of caloric sweeteners is
updated in May.
Short ton = 2,000 pounds
Metric ton = 2,204.6225 pounds
Metric ton = 0.907185 short ton and short ton = 1.102311 metric
Raw value = 1.07*refined value, except for sugar from Mexico:
raw value = 1.06*actual weight
World Production, Supply, and
Data released twice a year in May and November by FAS. The May
release contains data for the next marketing year.
World and U.S. Sugar and Corn Sweetener
U.S. and world raw sugar prices (Intercontinental Exchange) and
world refined sugar prices (LIFFE) are from daily nearby futures
quotes from the respective exchanges in New York and London. The
U.S. refined beet sugar and corn sweetener list and spot prices are
the low end of the range reported in Milling and Baking News. CPIs
and PPIs are updated monthly by BLS. State-level sugarbeet and
sugarcane prices are published annually by NASS.
U.S. Sugar Supply and Use
All data except historical trade data are revised monthly. Most
data are sourced from Sweetener Market Data and WASDE.
Corn Sweetener and Other Product Supply, Use, and
Most trade data is updated monthly from official government
sources: U.S. Census Bureau for the United States and the
Secretariat of the Economy (Economia) for Mexico (accessed through
the Global Trade Atlas). Net corn cost calculations and field corn
use are from ERS's Corn Briefing Room site. Supply and use of
high fructose corn syrup, dextrose, and glucose syrup are estimated
by ERS Sugar and Sweeteners personnel. Other data come from
U.S. Consumption of Caloric Sweeteners
Data are estimated annually by ERS based on analysis of supply and
use data described above. Food availability data are adjusted for
losses (spoilage, uneaten portions, etc) prior to consumption to
calculateper capitasweetener consumer intake.
Sugar and Sweeteners in Mexico
Mexico sugar supply and use data come from theWASDEand are
supplemented by more disaggregated data from CNDSCA and ERS Sugar
and Sweetener Outlook analysis of that data. Monthly Mexican City
estandar and refinado sugar price data come from weekly quotes
FAS Sugar and Sweetener Trade Data
Monthly data comes from FAS's Import Policies and
Export Reporting Division, Office of Trade Programs.