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 crushedmt644,000.00657,000.00750,000.00798,000.00 748,000.00 720,000.00 729,000.00
Average cane yieldmt/hectare67758958616161
Sugar productionmt53,000.00 52,000.0056,000.00 61,000.0056,000.00 51,000.0052,000.00
Sugar recovery ratepercentage8.28.07.57.77.47.17.2
Quantity of sugar importsmt548,000.00250,000.00624,000.00651,000.00498,000.00645,000.00556,000.00
Value of importsRs. Mn37,187.0033,332.0034,164.0049,919.0039,041.0040,045.0035,714.00
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