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London (Platts)--27 Mar 2017 959 am EDT/1359 GMT
Russian wheat exports from the start of the 2016-17 marketing year on July 1 to March 22 were up 3% year on year at 20.638 million mt, Ministry of Agriculture data showed Monday.
Singapore (Platts)--27 Mar 2017 958 am EDT/1358 GMT
China's ethanol imports in February fell drastically to a several-year low of 9 cu m, merely around 0.39% of January's imports, according to China customs data released late last Friday, due to the hike in import duty and bearish sentiment in the domestic market.
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The Barrel Blog

March 21, 2017
Over 2000 container industry players descended upon TPM at Long Beach, end February, where one key theme I took away was the hesitancy to embrace price transparency.
February 23, 2017
When Bob Dinneen, CEO and president of the RFA, stepped up to address the National Ethanol Conference this week, the house was packed.
February 02, 2017
Blockchain technology is a secured database allowing multiple independent parties to share information and trade using the synchronized and shared ledger.
January 24, 2017
While talk against China and its exports probably plays well to Trump’s constituency, the new president and his commerce secretary might be picking on the wrong targets.
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UK, US sugar: If you cane beet them, join them
March 10, 2017
- Tim Worledge and Thomas Houghton take a look at some of the stories moving the sugar and sweeteners market in the UK and US in recent weeks.
Russian agriculture flourishes against the odds
February 13, 2017
- It would hardly be an understatement to say Russia has fallen on hard economic times in recent years, although this does not tell the whole story in the agricultural sector.
Sugar's fortunes delicately poised as supply expectations edge towards surplus
January 30, 2017
- We look at the intricate interplay between supply and demand in the global sugar markets, and mull the impact of recovering sugar production in India and Thailand, the return of the EU to the international markets.
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The Sugar guide contains the primary specifications and methodologies for Platts sugar assessments throughout the world. The various components of this guide are designed to give Platts subscribers as much information as possible about a wide range of methodology and specification issues.

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