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Australia now world’s second biggest sugar exporter | North Queensland Register



AUSTRALIA has jumped into second place on the list of the world’s biggest raw sugar exporters.

CANEGROWERS chairman Paul Schembri said Australia had recently overtaken Thailand as the world’s second largest exporter of raw sugar.

“I think many people in our communities and government, and even cane growers, would be surprised to know we are such an important player in this market, sitting second only to Brazil.”

When sugar mills fire up in Australia in June, CANEGROWERS is anticipating growers will harvest around 29.5 million tonnes of…

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