Global Sugar: Strategic View - 2018 Report

The fifth report in our series on the outlook for the global sugar sector. We analyse the key issues that will shape the sugar market, focusing on investment prospects and the risks that face existing stakeholders and newcomers. 

It addresses three critical questions: 
1) How long will it take for current capacity to be absorbed by demand growth? 
2) What the growth in demand will be? 
3) What will this mean for future sugar prices?


The Report is Presented in 5 Sections:

  1. Sugar’s Current Position in the Price Cycle and How Long it Will Take to Re-balance the Market
  2. Demand Growth and the Size/Timing of a Capacity Crunch, and What Could Change This?
  3. Potential Sources of Supply to Meet the Future Growth in Demand
  4. Wild Cards for the World Market – Growing Health Concerns and the Possible Impact of RenovaBio
  5. The Implications for World Sugar Prices and Strategic Conclusions

Supported by Detailed Regional Reports:

  • Brazil – Renewed Prospects for Growth?
  • EU - The Outlook for EU Beet Sugar Industries?
  • Eastern Europe - The Outlook for Russia and Ukraine Beet Sugar
  • Asia – Can Production Keep up with Demand?
  • NAFTA – The Sweetener Market Going Forward
  • Africa – Can it Reach its Potential?
  • MENA - How will this Market be Supplied in the Future, What is the Potential for Beet Sugar?

For a more detailed description of the contents of each section, download the brochure.


You will receive:

Main Report

40 page (approx.) analysis of the global sugar sector - electronic and 2 paper copies

Executive Summary – in Powerpoint

Key findings and conclusions in a format easy to use in internal meetings

Regional Reports

Detailed analysis (100 pages approx) on the 7 featured regions


Key data in Excel

Briefing of the Report by Senior LMC Staff

Webinar or in person

For more information or to subscribe to the study, contact our Sugar experts, or download the brochure.




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