Queensland sugarcane industry thriving despite global challenges

Zoe Thomas
By Zoe Thomas
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:24pm, first published March 15 2022 - 9:00pm
The Queensland sugar industry delivered a $3.8 billion economic boost in 2020-21 and supported almost 20,000 full-time equivalent direct and indirect jobs.

A new economic report has highlighted Queensland sugar industry's resilience to the combined impacts of COVID-19, poor global sugar prices, international market distortions and adverse weather events.

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Zoe Thomas

Zoe Thomas

Journalist - North Queensland Register/Queensland Country Life

Northern based journalist at North Queensland Register and Queensland Country Life.

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