Market Data – Sugar


Platts Market Data – Sugar helps you understand the effects of overcapacity, falling prices and government policies on producers and refiners, with access to both our latest and historical sugar price assessments. Be confident in your position with instant access to the latest global price assessments, geographic arbitrage opportunities, historical data, and analysis of the fundamentals impacting price.


  • Trade at price levels that are in sync with other market participants by having the latest global price assessments always to hand
  • Quickly get a complete picture of the market
  • Write contracts and negotiate transactions with confidence by understanding price driver and fluctuations
  • Develop an inherently strong pricing and business strategy by referencing daily and historical spot and contract price assessments
  • Mark your books, manage risk and support analysis and research when tracking trading patterns and price trends
  • Support your Value at Risk (VAR) risk management analysis with access to our historical data
  • Find your next opportunity by analyzing your forward curves and identifying diverse trading patterns, pricing trends and characteristics
  • Quickly and easily absorb real-time information and end-of-day data throughout your company, at a time and in a format that suits you
Quickly and easily absorb real-time information and end-of-day data within seconds of it being published with Platts API or intuitive Platts™ Excel® Add-In


  • Over 30 Platts Kingsman price assessments and more than 30 third party assessments published daily for the most commonly traded grades and locations
  • Prices split into three categories:
    • SG Category - Kingsman's proprietary spot, premium and discount price assessments for the key domestic, import and export markets
    • SY Category - Weekly freight prices for the world's key trading routes for both bulk and bagged sugar
    • SP Category - Daily futures and other third-party price assessments for the world's key domestic sugar markets
  • Rolling 45-day historical database with most prices going back to 2006
Available in a data-point format for easy import and analysis