Indonesia: Sugar Annual

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   ID2024-0015
Despite area expansion by private sugar mills, a long, drawn-out El Nino in 2023/24 reduced both sugarcane and plantation white sugar production. The ongoing impact of El Nino will be immediately followed by the onset of the 2024 dry season combined with a predicted La Nina at the end of 2024, which are forecast to further reduce sugarcane and plantation white sugar production. However, high international sugar prices in 2023/24 have reduced imports realization. Considering the increased demand for sugar from the recent general elections and consecutive religious festivities in early 2024, the Government of Indonesia (GOI) increased authorized import allocations for 2024/25.

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