Sugar production reached 2,376 thousand tons in the first half of May. Since the beginning of the 2020/2021 harvest up to May 16th, accumulated sugar production reached 4,529 thousand tons. This result is 17,5% lower than the 5,490 thousand tons reported over the same period last year.
The volume of ethanol produced reached 1,81 billion liters in the first half of May. The accumulated production of ethanol reached 3,83 billion liters, with 1,05 billion liters of anhydrous ethanol and 2,78 billion liters of hydrous ethanol. Of the total fuel produced, 338 million liters of biofuel were produced from corn.