Sugar 1912-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Sugar decreased to 17.02 Cents/lb in August from 17.85 Cents/lb in July of 2014. Sugar averaged 10.32 from 1912 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 65.20 in November of 1974 and a record low of 1.25 in January of 1967.

   
 
 
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
17.02 17.85 65.20 1.25 1912 - 2014 Cents/lb Daily
The biggest producer and exporter of sugar in the world is Brazil (23% of total production and 50% of total exports in the 2010/11 fiscal year). A significant amount of sugar is also produced in India, China, Thailand and the United States. Sugar futures contracts are available for trading in the New York Mercantile Exchange. The size of each contract is 112,000 pounds. Sugar was first thought to have been produced in Polynesia and later India, around 500 BC. It is primarily derived from sugar-cane, but other sugar sources include sugar beets, the date palm, sorghum, and the sugar maple. Sugar No. 11 is an extremely popular global sugar product. It is used in food and candy, rum, and even the fuel additive ethanol. This page provides - Sugar - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Sugar - was last refreshed on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.


Energy Actual Previous Change Daily % Weekly % Monthly % Yearly %
Crude oil CL1 97.86 96.44 1.42 1.47 % 2.59 % 0.00 % -9.37 % [+]
Brent crude oil COG1 101.54 101.30 0.24 0.24 % 0.09 % -1.71 % -12.62 % [+]
Ethanol DL1 2.27 2.24 0.03 1.34 % 1.34 % 4.61 % -9.20 % [+]
Heating oil HO1 2.86 2.87 -0.01 -0.35 % 0.70 % -1.38 % -9.49 % [+]
Natural gas NG1 4.03 4.02 0.01 0.25 % 2.81 % 7.47 % 12.89 % [+]
Gasoline XB1 2.58 2.67 -0.09 -3.37 % -3.01 % -5.15 % -13.13 % [+]

Metals Actual Previous Change Daily % Weekly % Monthly % Yearly %
Aluminum AL1 2,086.50 2,084.25 2.25 0.11 % 1.38 % 6.32 % 18.15 % [+]
Coal Coal 68.70 69.10 -0.40 -0.58 % -0.79 % -0.36 % -12.54 % [+]
Cobalt Cobalt 32,500.00 32,625.00 -125.00 -0.38 % 0.39 % 0.78 % 16.59 % [+]
Gold GC1 1,287.93 1,289.55 -1.62 -0.13 % 0.91 % -0.52 % -7.85 % [+]
Copper HG1 7,008.50 6,962.00 46.50 0.67 % -1.26 % -1.13 % -0.97 % [+]
Lead Lead 2,237.25 2,242.25 -5.00 -0.22 % -0.61 % 1.11 % 4.28 % [+]
Molybden Molybden 28,750.00 28,500.00 250.00 0.88 % -0.35 % 0.88 % 36.26 % [+]
Nickel Nickel 18,717.00 18,565.00 152.00 0.82 % 0.26 % 2.09 % 36.37 % [+]
Palladium Palladium 898.00 887.00 11.00 1.24 % 1.70 % 3.10 % 23.52 % [+]
Platinum PL1 1,424.00 1,428.00 -4.00 -0.28 % 0.56 % -2.60 % -5.94 % [+]
Silver SI1 1,986.00 1,949.00 37.00 1.90 % 0.00 % -2.36 % -15.99 % [+]
Steel Steel 460.00 450.00 10.00 2.22 % 6.98 % 6.98 % 178.79 % [+]
Tin Tin 21,817.00 21,695.00 122.00 0.56 % -1.18 % -2.65 % 2.74 % [+]
Zinc Zinc 2,359.25 2,343.00 16.25 0.69 % 0.50 % 0.69 % 26.26 % [+]

Agricultural Actual Previous Change Daily % Weekly % Monthly % Yearly %
Beef Beef 8.18 8.14 0.04 0.49 % 0.74 % 6.37 % 26.04 % [+]
Corn C A 362.00 368.00 -6.00 -1.63 % -0.28 % 4.62 % -38.44 % [+]
Cocoa CC1 3,265.48 3,249.29 16.19 0.50 % 0.69 % 0.33 % 31.97 % [+]
Cotton CT1 67.60 67.14 0.46 0.69 % -0.09 % 2.44 % -16.90 % [+]
Coffee KC1 190.85 190.37 0.48 0.25 % 5.25 % 1.23 % 70.86 % [+]
Oat Oat 384.75 383.50 1.25 0.33 % -1.72 % 2.40 % 5.99 % [+]
Rice RR1 12.79 12.85 -0.06 -0.47 % -1.39 % 0.00 % -19.05 % [+]
Rubber Rubber 518.00 521.00 -3.00 -0.58 % -2.45 % -5.22 % -35.57 % [+]
Soybeans S A 1,237.00 1,234.50 2.50 0.20 % -4.00 % 1.98 % -16.67 % [+]
Sugar SB1 17.02 16.99 0.03 0.18 % -1.79 % -3.62 % 2.04 % [+]
Wheat W A 530.75 539.50 -8.75 -1.62 % 0.66 % -1.21 % -12.88 % [+]
Wool Wool 1,002.00 999.00 3.00 0.30 % 0.10 % -2.34 % -5.83 % [+]