Dry weather to impact Brazil’s sugarcane and sugar output next season

Dry weather will impact sugarcane crops in Brazil which may result in the low sugar output in next season. According to the sugar and ethanol consultancy Datagro, the sugar production will be affected due to adverse climatic conditions.

According to the news agency Reuters, Plinio Nastari, chief analyst, Datagro said that the centre-south cane crop expected to reach 575 million tonnes in the season starting from April 2021 to March 2022 as against 596 million tonnes in the current crop season.

The country witnessed excessive dry weather from July to September that reduced cane plantation and will result in lowering sugarcane yield for next year.

The sugar mills from the centre-south region are expected to produce 36 million tonnes of sugar for 2021-22 seasons as against 38 million tonnes for the current season, he said.

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