ZIMBABWE’S sugar production is expected to rebound from the past drought, with forecasts estimating that exports will increase by 21 percent to 145 000 tonnes in the 2018/2019 marketing year from 120 000 tonnes in 2017/18. The rise in exports has been attributed to an increase in sugar production and large available stocks. “The 2017/18 marketing year exports were revised downwards to 120 000 tonnes based on the lower than expected sugar production and updated industry data,” the 2018 Sugar Annual Global Agricultural Information Network Report said. The main export destinations for Zimbabwean sugar are the United States, the European Union, Botswana, South Africa and Kenya in East Africa. Zimbabwe exported about 17 443 tonnes of raw sugar to the…