Decision-makers of leading sugar & ethanol companies will be convening in Bangkok for the 8th Sugar & Ethanol Feedstocks conference on 26-27 September 2011.  Refer to the pie-chart below, for profile of industry players already signed up for the Bangkok meet. Attendees by Industry Segment   With the registration deadline approaching, interested parties are strongly […]

“Bioplastics is a global trend. Thailand has more potential thanks to agricultural raw materials like sugar and cassava. We are the second-largest sugar exporter and the largest tapioca exporter in the world So, the production of bioplastics will not affect sugar and tapioca production for food. That’s why we dare to set a target to […]

Amid the rising demand of sugar at the local market, but slowing production of the local sugarcane processing plants that has led to the growing import, the Indonesian government has targeted to achieve a self-sufficiency of sugar by the year 2014. “We can still achieve the sugar self-sufficiency by the year 2014. We need in […]

Ethanol consumption is expected to rise by 46% this year to 2 million litres per day, driven by new eco-car sales, according to the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency. Director-general Krairit Nilkuha said the increase in ethanol use could reduce petrol consumption by 10% or about 20-21 million litres per day. “Many car […]

Brazil’s sugar and ethanol industry needs $80 billion of new investment in the next 10 years to meet global demand, according to industry association Unica. About 250 new plants are needed to process the country’s sugar cane, and “only” five are starting this year, Geraldine Kutas, a senior adviser at Unica, said in an interview […]

Thailand expects to export a record 7 million tonnes of sugar in 2011 though demand from traditional buyers in the Middle East and new Russian and EU markets could help ease pressure from the global surplus. The 2010/11 crushing season had almost ended and a total 9.62 million tonnes of sugar was likely to be […]

As plans for the 7th World SugarTrade conference in Singapore pick up steam, Sugar prices touched new peaks in June on signs that a production deficit could extend into its second year. The conference, which convenes in Singapore on September 29-30, 2009 will explore Sugar trends, market fundamentals and lenders appetite for supporting growth of […]

The 7th Global SugarTrade summit will be held on 29-30 September 2009 in Singapore. World’s leading financiers, traders, sugar producers, millers, refiners, key officials of government trading corporations and shipping executives will convene at this global conference dedicated to exploring the evolving dynamics of the global sugar markets. CMT’s first Sugar Trade conference was held […]

The bar has just been set higher for the sugar cane industry’s growth with upcoming projects in diversifying into Ethylene and Polyethylene production from Sugarcane Ethanol. This new development in the Sugar Cane industry will only bolster the already robust sugarcane and ethanol markets in the Americas and the world! According to a recent report […]

Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 22, 2008 — The 3rd Americas Sugar Trade & Ethanol conference will be held in Miami, Florida, U.S. on October 16-17, 2008. The conference will gather together the major authorities on the shifting dynamics of the American & South America and Caribbean sugar and ethanol marketplace, the commercialization of Cellulosic Ethanol […]