Physical Sugar Flows Update

  • Q1 Still Behind Expectations

    Monday, 26 March, 2018

    Raw sugar demand in Q1’18 has disappointed so far in 2018. China has been the biggest single culprit, given slow import licence issuance. Toll refineries without significant domestic markets have also had low offtake. Read this analysis…

  • Pace Quickens – More needed

    Friday, 23 February, 2018

    Q1 Demand Remains Sluggish Strong recent nominations have not made up for weak demand earlier this year. An increase in nominations to Indonesia has helped increase the shipment flows in the last couple of weeks. China is still the main problem for our demand picture, it is likely Chinese demand will need to roll from Q1 into the rest of the year. Read this analysis…

  • Q1 Demand Remains Sluggish

    Tuesday, 13 February, 2018

    Read this report…

  • Political Uncertainty Hampering Demand

    Friday, 26 January, 2018

    Q1 raws shipments have started slowly; we have started to see pace increase recently but more is needed. Political delays have slowed Chinese and Indonesian demand for the time being. The most recent Brazilian line-up shows that nominations have increased, perhaps helped by recent low prices and weak physical premiums. Read this analysis…