Sugar production reached 51 thousand tons in the first half of March. Since the beginning of the 2020/2021 harvest up to March 16, accumulated sugar production reached 38.28 million tons. This result is 44.2% higher than the 26.53 million tons reported over the same period last year.
The volume of ethanol produced reached 200 million liters in the first half of March. The accumulated production of ethanol reached 29.99 billion liters, with 9.68 billion liters of anhydrous ethanol and 20.3 billion liters of hydrous ethanol. Of the total fuel produced, 2.42 billion liters of biofuel were produced from corn.