Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: April 2011
by Stephen Haley
Outlook No. (SSSM-272) 28 pp, April 2011
LMC International provides estimates of world sugar and high fructose syrup (HFS) costs of production. The data go
back to 1979/80 and extend through 2009/10. Field, factory, and administrative costs are detailed for 35 beet
producing countries and for 61 cane producing countries. HFS production costs are presented for 18 countries.1
Costs of production for regions within certain important producing countries are presented as well. These countries
include the United States, Mexico, Brazil, China, Thailand, and South Africa, among others. Articles in Sugar and
Sweetener Outlook of the Economic Research Service (ERS) reports have previously described data through
2006/07. This report updates the earlier articles.
Keywords: NAFTA; cost; percent; imports; exports; production; cane producers; sugar; gluten; meal; raw sugar; TRQ; STRV
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