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Global Sugar Manufacturing: Market Research Report

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Global Sugar Manufacturing Market Research Report | Mar 2017

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Sugar Manufacturing global market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.

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Market Share of Companies
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Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

During the current five-year period, the Global Sugar Manufacturing industry has had to contend with unstable production and price levels. Adverse weather conditions and increasing diversion of sugar stocks to ethanol production reduced the production of sugar, inflating the world price of sugar. This benefited the industry until 2012, when prices crashed due to high global production and healthy stocks-to-use ratio. Prices continued to decrease throughout the period, pushing revenue down. In the next five years, the industry is expected to increase due to rising demand for renewable energies, growing global sugar consumption and government policies. However, the world price of sugar is expected to remain highly unstable... read more

Industry Analysis

The Global Sugar Manufacturing industry, which manufactures raw and refined sugar from sugarcane or sugar beet, has experienced unstable production and price levels over the five years to 2017. Adverse weather conditions and increasing diversion of sugar stocks to ethanol production reduced Brazil's production levels early in the five-year period, which caused significant decreases in the world supply of sugar, thus inflating the world price of sugar. The industry benefited from these strong world sugar prices until 2012, when prices crashed because of high global production and a high stocks-to-use ratio (the level of annual carryover stock as a percentage of the annual sugar usage). Fro.. read more


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What is the Global Sugar Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry manufacture raw sugar, liquid sugar, refined sugar and molasses. Sugar and molasses can be derived from either giant grass called sugarcane or the root vegetable sugar beet. This raw material is processed into a range of sugar products for industrial and consumer uses. The final products are sold to grocery wholesalers and retailers, organic chemical manufacturers and food manufacturers.

Industry Products
Refined beet sugarRefined cane sugarRaw cane sugarRaw beet sugar
Industry Activities
Brown sugarRefined cane sugarRefined beetRaw cane sugarRaw beet sugarMolassesTreacle

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