Egypt . Expectations to increase sugar production to 2.92 million tons in the new season

A report released by the Department of International Agricultural Services at the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Egyptian production of refined sugar is expected to increase by 2.5% in the 2022-2023 marketing year.

The report states that Egypt maintains stable sugarcane production, but sugar beet production areas are expanding, so Cairo’s Bureau of International Agricultural Affairs expects refined sugar production to increase by 70,000. tons to reach 2.92 million tons in the 2022-2023 campaign.

The report added: “The Egyptian government announced it has achieved 90% self-sufficiency in sugar production. The government also announced the establishment of a new development project in the New Delta region to produce sugar. prime strategic and has allocated 35,000 acres for sugar beet production, “Reuters reported.

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