BRIEF-Brazil's Sao Martinho to produce 10 pct more sugar in 2016/17

lunes 18 de abril de 2016 17:29 GYT

April 18 (Reuters) - Brazilian sugar and ethanol group Sao Martinho SA says expects to produce 10 percent more sugar than last season from current 2016/17 (April-March) crop.

* The large sugar and ethanol group expects to produce 1.36 million tonnes of sugar, up from 1.23 million tonnes last year

* Group says its cane crush to grow 2.6 percent to 20.55 million tonnes this season

* Common shares of the company closed up 3.8 percent at 44.90 reais on Monday Further company coverage: (Reporting by Reese Ewing)