Brazil's cs sugar season ends earlier due to dry weather.


Brazil's center-south is approaching the end of this year's sugarcane season much earlier than expected, as drier-than-normal weather during most of the last weeks sped up harvesting and led to several mills announcing the end of crushing.

The main Brazilian sugar belt crushed 32.6 million tonnes of cane in the second half of October, 30percent more than in the same period a year earlier, a similar quick-pace performance seen in previous two-week periods.

Sugar production reached 1.51 million tonnes, 57percent higher, while ethanol output reached 2.04 billion liters...

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