Document Type : Research Paper



Sugar is one of the main processed agricultural products whose consumption is increasing in the world. Currently a considerable share of total production and consumption belongs to rich countries such as EU members and U.S. These countries try to control the world market by using some support policies such as: export’s subsidy, low rate loans and high import tariffs. In this study the economic indicators of sugar world market are reviewed and economic situation of sugar industry in Iran is considered as well.

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