STATISTICS OF THE SUGAR SECTOR

ItemUnit2013201420152016201720182019
Total area under canehectares11,801.0012,608.0012,135.0011,784.0011,156.0011,228.0012,300.00
Area harvestedhectares9,329.0011,045.009,005.0011,676.009,945.009,229.0010,556.00
Quantity of cane crushedmt             644,000.00             657,000.00             750,000.00             798,000.00             748,000.00             720,000.00             729,000.00
Average cane yieldmt/hectare67758958616161
Sugar productionmt               53,000.00               52,000.00               56,000.00               61,000.00               56,000.00               51,000.00               52,000.00
Sugar recovery ratepercentage8.28.07.57.77.47.17.2
Quantity of sugar importsmt            548,000.00            250,000.00            624,000.00            651,000.00            498,000.00            645,000.00            556,000.00
Value of importsRs. Mn               37,187.00               33,332.00               34,164.00               49,919.00               39,041.00               40,045.00               35,714.00
Import PriceRs.(C.I.F./mt)67,904.0864,142.2854,753.2576,659.7378,402.3962,116.8264202.57

Source: Central Bank Report – 2019