16 October 2012 19:59 [Source: ICIS news]
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In the first nine months of 2012, sales grew by 4.1% year on year to just over 21.2m tonnes, Anda added.
Output during the first nine months of 2012 totalled nearly 7.2m tonnes, down 0.8% compared with the same period of 2011, the association said.
Imports totalled just over 14.7m tonnes in the January-September period, down 1.8% year on year, Anda added.
Sales grew in the January-September period mainly as a result of higher demand for sugarcane, cotton, coffee, corn, rice and soy, the association added.
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