Sugar production reached 2,6 million tons in the second half of May. Since the beginning of the 2020/2021 harvest up to May 31st, accumulated sugar production reached 7,1 million tons. This result is 11.12% lower than the 8 million tons reported over the same period last year.
The volume of ethanol produced reached 1,9 billion liters in the second half of May. The accumulated production of ethanol reached 5,8 billion liters, with 1,8 billion liters of anhydrous ethanol and 3,9 billion liters of hydrous ethanol. Of the total fuel produced, 118 million liters of biofuel were produced from corn.