USDA agricultural attaché has stated that the sugar production in El Salvador is likely to reach 815,000 metric tonnes in 2021-22 season as compared to 809,000 tonnes in the previous season. Sugarcane producers in the country are expected to harvest 7.15 million tonnes of the raw material in 2021-22.
El Salvador may export 530,000 tonnes of sugar in 2021-22 season. The country had exported 540,000 tonnes of sugar in 2020-21 season.
The domestic consumption of sugar is likely to increase to 291,000 tonnes in 2021-22 compared with 290,000 tonnes in 2020-21.