Brazil"s Agroconsult forecasts record Brazil cane crop - RTRS

26/02/2015 - Reuters

Alerts History
 05-Mar-2015 10:05 - BRAZIL"S CENTER-SOUTH CANE CRUSH SEEN AT RECORD 620 MLN TONNES IN 2015/16 VS 600 MLN T FORECAST IN NOVEMBER - AGROCONSULT
 05-Mar-2015 10:05 - BRAZIL"S CS SUGAR OUTPUT SEEN AT 33.5 MLN TONNES IN APPROACHING 2015/16 SEASON, UP 2.5 PCT FROM YEAR AGO - AGROCONSULT
 05-Mar-2015 10:05 - BRAZIL"S CENTER-SOUTH TO PRODUCE 28.7 BLN LITERS ETHANOL IN 2015/16 UP 9.5 PCT FROM 2014/15 - AGROCONSULT


SAO PAULO, March 5 (Reuters) - Brazil"s center-south cane crush is seen at a record 620 million tonnes in 2015/16 up from 600 million tonnes forecast in November, local analyst firm Agroconsult said on Thursday, citing well-distributed rains in recent weeks.

The world"s largest cane belt is expected to yield 33.5 million tonnes of sugar, up 2.5 percent from a year ago, Agroconsult said. Ethanol output is expected to jump 9.5 percent from a year ago to 28.7 billion liters.

The forecast was above other market views. Datagro said on Jan. 29 the center-south cane crop would be 584 million tonnes, forecasting 32.02 million tonnes of sugar.

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