Sugar production reached 3.41 million tons in the second half of July. This result is 37.67% higher than the 2.48 million tons reported over the same period last year. Since the beginning of the 2020/2021 harvest up to August 1, accumulated sugar production reached 19.73 million tons, 47.64% higher over the same period of 2019/2020 cycle.
The volume of ethanol produced reached 2.39 billion liters in the second half of July, with 735.87 million liters of anhydrous ethanol and 1.66 billion liters of hydrous ethanol. The accumulated production of ethanol reached 14.52 billion liters. Of the total fuel produced, 710.74 million liters of biofuel were produced from corn.