Brazil’s sugar exports to hit record high, despite China duty hike

BRAZIL - Brazilian sugar exports will hit a record high, boosted by increased production expectations, and despite a slump in shipments to China after Beijing raised tariffs on imports of the sweetener. Brazil's sugar exports will rise by 1.1m tonnes to 29.6m tonnes in 2017-18, on an April-to-March basis, the US Department of Agriculture's Brasilia…