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  • BEIJING, Feb 23- China imported 410,000 tonnes of sugar in January, up 42 percent compared with the same month a year earlier, customs data showed on Thursday. The import figure was the highest since September last year. High global prices pushed imports by the world's top buyer of the sweetener to their lowest level in five years last year, with 2016 shipments at...

  • BANGKOK, Feb 21- Thailand will stop subsidizing sugar production and drop domestic control of consumer prices for sugar by the end of the year, a Ministry of Agriculture official said on Tuesday. Brazil challenged Thailand at the World Trade Organization in March last year, arguing that Thailand's subsidies for sugar producers have dragged down global prices.

  • Feb 15- U.S. agricultural trader Bunge Ltd reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by higher sugar and ethanol prices and improved margins in Brazil. Brazil is expected to harvest at least 104 million tonnes of soybeans this year and nearly 90 million tonnes of corn, according to government and industry analysts. White Plains, New York- based...

  • LONDON, Feb 12- A small global sugar surplus is forecast for the 2017/ 18 season but stocks will remain almost unchanged at "historically low levels," Tropical Research Services said in a report. "Elevated sugar prices had stimulated a significant sugar supply response globally which will combine with an expected normalization of sugar production levels in the...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 3- Raw sugar futures on ICE rallied to a 2-1/ 2- month high on Friday, on support from chart-based buy signals and expectations for demand from top consumer India, while the market made its biggest weekly rise in four weeks. March raw sugar futures settled up 0.56 cent, or 2.7 percent, at 21.11 cents per lb, attracting a flurry of buying around the...

  • *London cocoa price nudges down to lowest since late-2013. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 2- Raw sugar futures on ICE fell sharply from a two-week high on Thursday, on chart-based pressure after failing to hold above the key 21- cent level and weighed down by heavy March/May spreading. London cocoa prices fell to the lowest in more than three years while the New York market...

  • *Ivory Coast canceling defaulted export contracts. *Brazil agri minister says robusta imports uncertain. LONDON, Feb 2- Raw sugar futures rallied on Thursday, supported by strong technicals and tighter physical supplies in Brazil, while cocoa fell on worries over defaulted export contacts in top producer Ivory Coast.

  • LONDON, Feb 2- London cocoa fell to its lowest in more than three years on worries over defaulted export contacts in top producer Ivory Coast, while raw sugar surged on technical buying. March London cocoa futures were down 15 pounds, or 0.89 percent, at 1,671 pounds per tonne at 1223 GMT on Thursday after dipping to 1,663 pounds earlier, their lowest since November...

  • *Tet holiday in Vietnam curbs robusta selling. Dealers said a continued lack of hedge selling, with top robusta producer Vietnam celebrating the last day of the Lunar New Year holiday called Tet, also helped clear the way for prices to advance. Speculators have been bullish since the beginning of this year due to the prospect of a second consecutive poor robusta...

  • *Tet holiday in Vietnam curbs selling in robusta market. *Sugar remains rangebound as India developments awaited. May robusta coffee futures were up $16 or 0.72 percent at $2,252 a tonne at 1505 GMT after earlier climbing to a peak of $2,279, the highest for the second position since September 2011.

  • *Tet holiday in Vietnam curbs selling in robusta market. *Sugar remains rangebound as India developments awaited. May robusta coffee futures were up $29 or 1.3 percent at $2,265 a tonne at 1319 GMT after earlier climbing to a peak of $2,279, the highest for the second position since September 2011.

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  • *Sugar market shrugs off output data from Brazil. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 30- Arabica coffee futures on ICE eased on Monday, extending last week's losses after top grower Brazil received beneficial rain, while New York cocoa inched down to the lowest in nearly four years as the British pound dipped. Robusta supplies have tightened following poor crops in Brazil and...

  • LONDON, Jan 30- Arabica coffee futures eased on Monday, extending last week's losses, as expectations for a smaller crop were dampened by better weather in top producer Brazil. March arabica coffee futures fell 1.9 cents, or 1.3 percent, to $1.505 per lb by 1610 GMT while March robusta coffee futures were own $2, or 0.1 percent, at $2,236 a tonne. Robusta supplies have...

  • LONDON, Jan 30- Arabica coffee futures fell on Monday, extending last week's losses, while raw sugar prices slipped on fading expectations that India will start imports this quarter. March arabica coffee futures fell 1.45 cents, or 0.95 percent, to $1.509 per lb at 1224 GMT while March robusta coffee futures fell $3, or 0.13 percent, to $2,235 a tonne.

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 24- Swiss commodities trader Glencore Plc is considering additional sugar and ethanol mills takeovers in Brazil, where it recently bought a second plant, to ramp up operations in the world's No. 1 sugar producer, three people familiar with the plan said on Tuesday. Another person said Glencore is also in talks with Odebrecht Agroindustrial SA, the...

  • NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, Thailand, Jan 20- First came drought, then came floods. Thailand accounts for nearly 40 percent of the world's natural rubber, most of which is used in car tires. Thailand is one of the world's most important exporters of agricultural commodities- including rice and refined sugar.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 18- Cocoa futures on ICE were little changed on Wednesday, despite the brief closure of the main port in top grower Ivory Coast by protesting gendarmes, as bearish speculators stood pat and prices tracked the British pound instead. New York March cocoa futures settled down $2, or 0.1 percent, at $2,233 per tonne, while London March cocoa settled...

  • *Sugar climbs, market focus on India. LONDON, Jan 17- ICE robusta coffee hit a fresh 4-1/ 2 year high on Tuesday, lifted by prospects for a smaller crop in Brazil due to poor weather, while London cocoa fell on a stronger pound. March robusta coffee rose $15, or 0.67 percent, to $2,248 a tonne by 1521 GMT, near an earlier high of $2,259.