USDA's latest official data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in sugar, can be found in the Sugar: World Markets and Trade report.


Import Programs

Sugar Import Program

U.S. imports of sugar are controlled by a system of tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) with annual quota volumes established by USDA.

Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

China: Sugar Semi-annual

The sugar production forecast for MY21/22 (October – September) is revised down to 10.3 MMT on slower than expected growth in cane acreage and more sugar beet acreage losing out to corn.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Brazil: Sugar Semi-annual

Brazil’s Marketing Year (MY) 2021/22 sugarcane crop is estimated at 590 million metric tons (MMT), a decrease of ten percent compared to the final estimate for MY 2020/21 (657 MMT).
Attaché Report (GAIN)

India: Sugar Semi-annual

Market Year (MY) 2021/22 (October-September) centrifugal sugar production will grow by three percent to 34.7 million metric tons (MMT), equivalent to 31.8 MMT of crystal white sugar, on account of higher yields.

News and Features

USDA Fiscal Year 2020 Sugar Program Announcements
USDA Announces Reassignments of Fiscal Year 2020 Domestic Marketing Allocations and Increases to Fiscal Year 2020 Raw and Refined Sugar Tariff-Rate Quotas
March 10, 2020
News Release

USDA Statement on U.S. Sugar Market

USDA Statement on U.S. Sugar Market

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