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The Yield Podcast

Brazil's currency devaluation could send more sugar abroad

February 17, 2016 (5:59 mins)



Hydrous ethanol and the devaluation of the Brazilian real were main drivers in markets for the 2015/2016 sugarcane crop, but changes started then could prompt new trends in 2016 and beyond. Nicolle Castro, editor for Brazilian markets, talks with Sophie Byron, Americas agriculture managing editor, about sugar and ethanol yields from the Brazilian sugarcane crop, as well as market expectations for a sugar deficit, mill shutdowns, exports and gasoline versus ethanol consumption.


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