Sugar production reached 2.61 million tons in the first half of October. This result is 36.5% higher than the amount reported over the same period last year. Since the beginning of the 2020/2021 harvest up to October 1, accumulated sugar production reached 34.67 million tons. Over the same period of 2019/2020 cycle, the accumulated sugar production was 23.76 million tons.
The volume of ethanol produced reached 2.06 billion liters in the first half of October, with 762.34 million liters of anhydrous ethanol and 1.30 billion liters of hydrous ethanol. The accumulated production of ethanol reached 25.57 billion liters. Of the total fuel produced, 1,27 billion liters of biofuel were produced from corn