By Friday on LIFFE, the price of a tonne of white sugar for March slipped to US$424.90 from US$443 a week earlier.
On the ICE Futures US exchange in New York, the price of unrefined sugar for delivery in March fell to US$0.1550 a pound from US$016.24.
RUBBER: Malaysian rubber prices fell due to the continued strengthening of the local currency, the ringgit.
The Malaysian Rubber Board’s benchmark SMR20 dropped to US$0.219.80 per kilogram from US$0. 22550 the previous week.