Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: May 2012
by Stephen Haley
Outlook No. (SSSM-285) 22 pp, May 2012
Projected U.S. sugar supply for fiscal year (FY) 2013 is down 2.4 percent from FY 2012, as lower imports more than offset higher production and beginning stocks. Higher beet sugar production reflects higher area and trend yields, while cane sugar production is nearly unchanged from a year earlier. Imports under the tariff rate quota (TRQ) reflect the minimum of U.S. commitments to import raw and refined sugar and the projected shortfall. The Secretary of Agriculture will establish the TRQ at a later date. Imports from Mexico are up, mainly due to higher production in Mexico. Total use is up 1 percent.
Keywords: Sugar, production, forecast, beet sugar, pounds, cane sugar, tariff rate, fructose, corn, syrup, exports, imports, disappearance
In this publication...
- Entire Report,
- Table 1 -- Imports of sugar and syrup goods and sugar-containing products under the U.S. - Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA),
- Table 2 -- Sugar and Sweetener Outlook projections of sugarbeet production for 2012/13,
- Table 3 -- U.S. sugarbeet and beet sugar area, yield, and production -- sugarbeet crop year and sugar fiscal year,
- Table 4 -- USDA estimate of sugar imports in FY 2013,
- Table 5 -- USDA estimate of sugar imports in FY 2013,
- Table 6 -- ERS Sugar and Sweetener Outlook projection model of U.S. sugar deliveries for human consumption for 2011/12 and 2012/13,
- Table 7 -- U.S. sugar: supply and use, by fiscal year (Oct./Sept.),
- Table 8 -- U.S. sugar: supply and use (including Puerto Rico), fiscal years (Oct./Sept.), metric tons,
- Table 9 -- Mexico: sugar production and supply, and sugar and HFCS utilization ,
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