Sugar production reached 2,94 million tons in the first half of July 2021. Since the beginning of the 2020/2021 harvest up to July 16th, accumulated sugar production reached 15,2 million tons. This result is 7.16% lower than the 16,3 million tons reported over the same period last year.
The volume of ethanol produced reached 2,16 billion liters in the first half of July. The accumulated production of ethanol reached 11,8 billion liters, with 4,31 billion liters of anhydrous ethanol and 7,49 billion liters of hydrous ethanol. Of the total fuel produced, 129 million liters of biofuel were produced from corn.