Sugar Processing: Exports

Australia is one of the world's largest raw sugar exporters with a reputation as a reliable producer and supplier of a high quality product. Nearly 80 percent of Queensland's raw sugar is exported, earning valuable income for Australia.

Queensland Sugar Limited markets most of the raw sugar produced in the state. in 1999 more than 3.5 million tonnes of raw sugar were exported, contributing in excess of $1 billion to Australia's economy.

Queensland's major overseas markets for raw sugar include Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, USA and Russia.