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Costa Rica opens new sugar markets in Russia and Sri Lanka with boost to exports

Thursday, July 8, 2010


Costa Rica’s sugar production rose by 7.91 percent in the 2009-2010 harvest. The increased opened new export markets in Russia and Sri Lanka.
 
The 2009-2010 harvest, that ended in May, produced 7.55 million 50- kilo sacks, up from 7 million in the previous cycle.
 
The upcoming 2010-2011 harvest is expected to produce even more. As a result, further export markets are to be explored.
 
Original source (in Spanish): Efe