Sugar production reached 2,99 million tons in the first half of August 2021. Since the beginning of the 2021/2022 harvest up to August 16th , accumulated sugar production reached 21,32 million tons while in the same period at 2020/2021 harvest season it was reported 23,05 million tons.
The volume of ethanol produced reached 2,22 billion liters in the first half of August. The accumulated production of ethanol reached 16,41 billion liters, with 6,21 billion liters of anhydrous ethanol and 10,20 billion liters of hydrous ethanol. Of the total fuel produced, 1,16 billion liters of biofuel were produced from corn.