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Tabasoom Watak

Market Analyst

Tabasoom joined CZ in August 2022 as an Analyst Intern, shortly after graduating from King’s College London in July with a BSc in Global Health and Social Medicine (with Pharmacology). She is responsible for expanding CZ’s knowledge and expertise in biomass & starches, as well as delivering the sugar premium package on CZ App.

Sugar
  • July 12, 2024

What Can We Expect from India in the 2024/25 Season?

Insight Focus  2024 monsoon rains have been favourable. This coul...

Sugar
  • May 31, 2024

Will the Market Fall Below 18c?

Insight Focus The fundamental picture has shifted, and speculators are...

Sugar
  • April 22, 2024

Why is the White Premium Getting Cheaper?

Insight Focus The white premium is backwardated through 2024 and into ...

Sugar
  • April 16, 2024

Sugar Statshot: Global Production Surplus as Producers Respond to Higher Prices

Insight Focus Global sugar production in 2024/25 could be the second h...

Sugar
  • March 14, 2024

Sugar Statshot: Strong Production in 2024 and 2025

Insight Focus Global sugar production is still in its 13-year-old rang...

Sugar
  • March 4, 2024

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 4th March 2024

Insight Focus The Mar’24 raw sugar futures expired last week. Bo...

Sugar
  • March 1, 2024

Ask The Analyst: What’s the Latest on India’s Ethanol and Sugar Industry?

Insight Focus India’s sugar production to reach 31m tonnes in 20...

Sugar
  • February 26, 2024

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 26th February 2024

Insight Focus The Mar’24 raw sugar futures will expire this week...

Sugar
  • February 19, 2024

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 19th February 2024

Insight Focus The Mar’24 refined sugar futures expired last week...

Sugar
  • February 12, 2024

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 12th February 2024

Insight Focus Raw sugar futures reluctant to break above 24c/Ib. Specu...

Sugar
  • February 8, 2024

India: Sugar vs Ethanol?

Insight Focus Sugar exports are currently prohibited. At today’s...

Sugar
  • February 8, 2024

Sugar Statshot: 2024/25 Global Sugar Production To Fall Below 2023/24

Insight Focus Global sugar production in 2023/24 is set to be the seco...

Sugar
  • February 5, 2024

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 5th February 2024

Insight Focus Raw sugar futures reluctant to break above 24c/Ib. Specu...

Sugar
  • January 29, 2024

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 29th January 2024

Insight Focus The No.11 and No.5 sugar futures moved sideways in the p...

Sugar
  • January 22, 2024

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 22nd January 2024

Insight Focus No.5 (White Sugar) Appendix Both Raw and Refined sugar f...

Sugar
  • January 16, 2024

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 16th January 2024

Insight Focus Raw sugar futures have strengthened slightly in the past...

Sugar
  • January 12, 2024

Ask the Analyst: What’s the Latest on Thailand’s Cane Harvest?

Insight Focus Thai cane crushing is proceeding well after a late start...

Sugar
  • January 8, 2024

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 8th January 2024

Insight Focus No.11 raw sugar futures trade sideways for third week in...

Sugar
  • January 4, 2024

Sugar Statshot: Global Sugar Surplus in 2023/24, but Deficit in 2024/25?

Insight Focus Global sugar production is set to be the second highest ...

Sugar
  • January 2, 2024

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 2nd January 2024

Insight Focus Both raw and refined sugar futures have traded sideways ...

Sugar
  • December 18, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 18th December 2023

Insight Focus Sugar futures prices have collapsed in the last week. Sp...

Sugar
  • December 11, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 11th December 2023

Insight Focus Both the No.11 and No.5 sugar futures have weakened sign...

Sugar
  • December 7, 2023

India: Sugar vs Ethanol? 7th December 2023

Insight Focus India bans use of cane juice to make ethanol. Mills can ...

Sugar
  • December 4, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 4th December 2023

Insight Focus Both the No.11 and No.5 sugar futures have weakened sign...

Sugar
  • December 4, 2023

Sugar Statshot: A Global Sugar Production Surplus in 2023/24?!

Insight Focus Drier weather in Central South Brazil extends sugar cane...

Sugar
  • November 24, 2023

Ask the Analyst: How’s Russia’s Sugar Beet Harvest?

Insight Focus Russia will produce at least 6.5m tonnes sugar this year...

Sugar
  • November 16, 2023

India: Sugar vs Ethanol? 16th November 2023

Insight Focus Domestic sugar prices in Maharashtra have strengthened i...

Sugar
  • November 14, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 14th November 2023

Insight Focus Raw sugar futures have been strong in recent weeks. Spec...

Sugar
  • November 6, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 6th November 2023

Insight Focus Raw sugar futures remain near 27.5c/Ib. Speculators have...

Ethanol Sugar
  • November 3, 2023

India: Sugar vs Ethanol? 3rd November 2023

Insight Focus Sugar exports are currently prohibited. At today’s...

Sugar
  • November 3, 2023

Sugar Statshot: Sugar Stocks Continue to Fall as Consumption Grows

Insight Focus Global consumption in 2023/24 is at an all-time high, su...

Sugar
  • October 30, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 30th October 2023

Insight Focus Both raw and refined sugar futures have traded sideways ...

Sugar
  • October 23, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 23rd October 2023

Insight Focus Raw and refined sugar prices have been trading sideways ...

Ethanol Sugar
  • October 20, 2023

Ask the Analyst: Will India Fulfil Its Ethanol Mandate?

Insight Focus Poor monsoon hinders cane development in 2023/24. India&...

Sugar
  • October 16, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 16th October 2023

Insight Focus Both raw and refined sugar prices have strengthened over...

Ethanol Sugar
  • October 12, 2023

India: Sugar vs Ethanol? 12th October 2023

Introduction India is the world’s second-largest producer of sug...

Sugar
  • October 9, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 9th October 2023

Insight Focus The No.11 raw sugar futures continue to trade in their r...

Sugar
  • October 4, 2023

Sugar Statshot: Global Sugar Production Still Below Consumption

Insight Focus Poor rainfall in the northern hemisphere leads to drop i...

Sugar
  • October 2, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 2nd October 2023

Insight Focus The No.11 raw sugar futures remain in their recent range...

Ethanol Sugar
  • September 28, 2023

India: Sugar vs Ethanol? 28th September 2023

Introduction India is the world’s second-largest producer of sug...

Sugar
  • September 26, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 26th September 2023

Insight Focus The No.11 sugar futures have traded sideways for a secon...

Sugar
  • September 18, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 18th September 2023

¡Regístrate ahora!   Insight Focus The No.11 sugar futures...

Sugar
  • September 11, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 11th September 2023

Insight Focus The No.11 sugar futures has strengthened in the past wee...

Sugar
  • September 6, 2023

Sugar Statshot: Poor Weather Conditions Limit Global Production

Insight Focus Global sugar production remains stagnant. Global consump...

Sugar
  • September 4, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 4th September 2023

To register, click here!   Insight Focus Both the No.11 and ...

Sugar
  • August 29, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 29th August 2023

Insight Focus The No.11 raw sugar futures strengthened over the past w...

Sugar
  • August 25, 2023

Ask the Analyst: Why are speculators not buying the sugar market?

Insight Focus Raw sugar prices are facing a downward trend. Speculator...

Sugar
  • August 21, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 21st August 2023

Insight Focus The No,11 raw sugar futures has traded sideways for a se...

Sugar
  • August 14, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 14th August 2023

Insight Focus The No.11 raw sugar futures have traded sideways, hoveri...

Sugar
  • July 24, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 24th July 2023

Insight Focus Both the No.11 and No.5 sugar futures have strengthened ...

Sugar
  • July 17, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 17th July 2023

Insight Focus Both the No.11 and No.5 sugar futures have strengthened ...

Sugar
  • July 10, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 10th July 2023

Insight Focus Raw sugar hedging has slowed post-July futures expiry. T...

Sugar
  • July 10, 2023

Sugar Statshot: Can CS Brazil Resolve the Global Deficit in 2023/24?

Insight Focus Poor weather could mean global sugar production falls in...

Sugar
  • July 3, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 3rd July 2023

Insight Focus Raw sugar futures have fallen sharply in the last week. ...

Sugar
  • June 26, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 26th June 2023

Insight Focus Both the No.11 and No.5 sugar futures have weakened over...

Sugar
  • June 19, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 19th June 2023

Insight Focus No.11 raw sugar prices have strengthened over the past w...

Sugar
  • June 15, 2023

Sugar Statshot: Could 2023/24 be a year of recovery for the Chinese sugar industry?

Insight Focus Global consumption in 2023/24 is set to be the highest o...

Sugar
  • June 12, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 12th June 2023

Insight Focus The No.11 strengthened slightly over the past week. This...

Sugar
  • June 5, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 5th June 2023

Insight Focus The No.11 has weakened for a second week in a row. The n...

Sugar
  • May 30, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 30th May 2023

Insight Focus The No.11 has weakened slightly over the past week. As a...

Sugar
  • May 22, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 22nd May 2023

Insight Focus Raw and refined sugar futures prices have traded sideway...

Sugar
  • May 15, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 15th May 2023

Insight Focus Raw sugar futures traded sideways over the past week, ho...

Sugar
  • May 11, 2023

Sugar Statshot: El Niño Contributes to Global Sugar Deficit in 2023/24

Insight Focus We have reduced our 2023/24 global production forecast a...

Sugar
  • May 10, 2023

Czapp Explains: The World of Starch-Based Sugars – Sweeteners & Polyols

What are Starch Sweeteners? Starch is composed of chains of glucose mo...

Sugar
  • May 9, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 9th May 2023

Insight Focus Raw sugar hedging has slowed post-May futures expiry. Th...

Sugar
  • May 2, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 2nd May 2023

Insight Focus No.11 May’23 futures contract expired at 26.99c/Ib...

Sugar
  • April 27, 2023

Can India Export Sugar Today? 27th April 2023

Insight Focus A weaker crop means India will export 5m tonnes less sug...

Sugar
  • April 24, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 24th April 2023

Insight Focus No.11 raw sugar prices have strengthened over the last w...

Sugar
  • April 20, 2023

Can India Export Sugar Today? 20th April 2023

Insight Focus Domestic sugar prices in Maharashtra are up 6% over the ...

Sugar
  • April 17, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 17th April 2023

Insight Focus No.11 raw sugar prices have strengthened over the last w...

Sugar
  • April 13, 2023

Can India Export Sugar Today? 13th April 2023

Insight Focus So far in 2022/23, 5.15m tonnes of Indian sugar exports ...

Sugar
  • April 11, 2023

Sugar Statshot: CS Brazil Helps Boost Global Sugar Surplus In 2023/24

Insight Focus We think global sugar production in 2023/24 will be the ...

Sugar
  • April 11, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 11th April 2023

Insight Focus Raw and refined sugar prices continued to strengthen ove...

Sugar
  • April 6, 2023

Can India Export Sugar Today? 6th April 2023

Insight Focus With world market prices strengthening, both raw and whi...

Sugar
  • April 3, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 3rd April 2023

Insight Focus No.11 raw sugar futures closed last week at 22.3c/Ib. K/...

Sugar
  • March 30, 2023

Can India Export Sugar Today? 30th March 2023

Insight Focus Indian sugar production in 2022/23 continues to fall sho...

Sugar
  • March 27, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 27th March 2023

Insight Focus Both raw and refined sugar futures strengthened over the...

Sugar
  • March 23, 2023

Can India Export Sugar Today? 23rd March 2023

Insight Focus In Maharashtra more mills than normal have closed due to...

Sugar
  • March 21, 2023

Sugar Futures and Market Data: 21st March 2023

Insight Focus No.11 raw sugar futures closed last week at 20.7c/Ib. K/...

Sugar
  • March 16, 2023

Can India Export Sugar Today? 16th March 2023

Insight Focus Alongside the existing 6m tonnes of export licences, an ...

Sugar
  • March 14, 2023

Sugar Statshot: Global Sugar Surplus Shrinks to Under 5m tonnes in 2023/24

Insight Focus We think the world will produce a surplus of almost 4.8m...

Sugar
  • March 10, 2023

Can India Export Sugar Today? 10th March 2023

Insight Focus The Indian food ministry has hinted that if production r...

Grains
  • March 8, 2023

Czapp Explains: What Do We Know About the Starch Industry?

Used widely as an ingredient, starches are present in almost everythin...

Sugar
  • February 14, 2023

Sugar Statshot: Sugar Stocks to Climb on 4th Production Surplus in a Row

Insight Focus Sugar stocks should build as 2023/24 will be the 4th pro...

Energy
  • January 17, 2023

Czapp Explains: Renewable Energy Production in the EU – On the Path to a Sustainable Future?

Renewable Energy Laws and Regulations Governments around the world are...

Sugar
  • November 2, 2022

Czapp Explains: EU Forestry Biomass

Introduction Bioenergy is a source of renewable energy that is produce...

Energy Sugar
  • October 27, 2022

Czapp Explains: Biomass – The Future of Renewable Energy

What is Biomass? Biomass is a fuel derived from organic material such ...

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