South Africa cuts sugar output forecast.

By bne IntelliNews November 9, 2010
South Africa's 2010/11 sugar output is estimated at 1.964mn t, down from a previous forecast of 1.998mn t, as the rain-dependent cane growing region of KwaZulu Natal province faces a severe drought Agra Informa reported. Last year's sugar output totalled 2.188mn t. Sugarcane crush was forecast at 16.428mn t from a previous estimate of 16.866mn t and 11.9% below last season's 18.655mn t.

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