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Mauritius: The sugar campaign will not end in late December

While the sugar campaign is in full swing since late May 2014 and was scheduled to end in late December in Mauritius, it will be extended and may impact the upcoming campaign in 2015 in terms of growth of sugar cane in the fields.
In late November, more than 26 267 hectares had already been treated which accounted 76% of the total area in comparison to the 31,622 hectares of sugar cane cut in 2013, 92% at the same time last year.
As a reminder, the production of sugar was around there some ten days the 330,847 tons against 370,146 tons of sugar to the same period a year ago.
As a reminder, according to forecasts published by Agriculture House in May 2014, the sugar harvest this year should reach the 415,000 tons of sugar against 404.7 tons in 2013, with more than 3.8 million tons of cane harvested the previous year.
The sugar campaign in 2012 in Mauritius has produced 409,200 tons of sugar, while for the 2011 production had centered on the 435,200 tons.


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