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Below you can find links to articles in the news that discuss market fundamentals that could potentially affect the price of sugar #11. Before you start investing in the sugar commodities market you should do your own research.

1. "Sugar Market Is Seen by Rabobank Shifting to Shortages” July 14, 2014

The sugar market will swing to a deficit as sustained low prices curb supply for a second year, according to Rabobank International, which joined Czarnikow Group Ltd. and Kingsman SA in forecasting an end to surpluses.

2. "Brazil Dry Weather Compounds Outlook for Smaller Supplies" June 20, 2014

Dry weather is hurting sugar-cane crops in Brazil’s Center South, the main growing region, compounding damage from a drought in the first quarter, an industry researcher said.

3. "Sugar Advances Amid Demand Speculation" December 31, 2012

Sugar rose in London to the highest price in almost four weeks on speculation demand for the refined variety exceeded estimates.  

4. "ISO Sees Bearish Sugar Market in 2012-13 on Rising World Surplus" November 15, 2012

Global sugar prices, which fell 18 percent this year, may remain "under bearish pressure" until the end of the season that started last month because of a rising surplus, according to the International Sugar Organization.

5. "Czarnikow Says Sugar May Extend Slide Before Demand Rebounds" September 20, 2012

Sugar prices may need to fall further to boost consumption, as supplies of the sweetener remain ample, according to Czarnikow Group Ltd. World raw sugar production may outpace demand by 7.1 million metric tons in the 2012-13 season.

6. "Brazil's Sugar Cane Areas Will Get Rain, Somar Says" April 24, 2012

The crop in Brazil's center south, the country's main producing region, is likely to be 510 million to 520 million tons in the 2012-13 season starting this month, dos Santos said. Sugar cane production in the region totaled 493.3 million tons in 2011-12, the first drop in a decade, after dry weather, frost and flowering reduced yields, according to industry group Unica.

7. “Sugar May Fall to 18 Cents a Pound This Year With Surplus, Macquarie Says” February 5, 2012 

Sugar prices may fall to as low as 18 cents a pound this year as a forecast surplus for the 2011-12 season becomes available, according to Macquarie Group Ltd.

8. "Sugar Traders Wager That Biggest Glut in Five Years Is Ending: Commodities" January 19, 2012

Traders are betting that the biggest sugar glut since 2007 will shrink in the next harvest, reversing expectations from six months ago and ending the largest decline in prices in a decade. 


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