Sugar sales in March and April declined by 10 lakh tonne because of the imposition of nationwide lockdown to control the coronavirus disease, the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said.
India's sugar production declines 22% to 233 lakh tonnes in six months ended March on lower cane output
India's sugar production dropped by 22 percent to nearly 233 lakh tonnes in the first half of the current marketing year ending September on lower cane production, industry body ISMA said on Wednesday
Industry body ISMA on Tuesday revised the country's sugar production upward by two percent to 26.5 million tonnes for the ongoing 2019-20 marketing year, much lower than last year but enough to meet the local demand
India's sugar export may cross 5 MT this year on higher overseas demand; govt to reallocate export quota of mills: ISMA
For the current year, the government has allowed export of 6 million tonne of sugar under Maximum Admissible Export Quota (MAEQ) to help deal with the surplus sugar.
India's sugar production declined 24 percent to 141.12 lakh tonne during October-January period of the current marketing year because of fall in output in major producing state Maharashtra, according to industry body ISMA
The country's sugar production has fallen sharply by 30.22 percent to 7.79 million tonne in the first three months of current marketing year ending September, but ex-mill prices have remained stable so far, helping mills clear cane payment to farmers on time, ISMA said on Thursday
Sugar production plunges 54% to 18.85 lakh tonne in October-November period amid sharp dip in Maharashtra output
Only 279 sugar mills were operating as on 30 November this year as compared to 418 factories crushing sugarcane a year ago, it said.
India's sugar production declined 64 percent to 4.85 lakh tonnes till 15 November in the current marketing year that started last month as mills in Maharashtra have not yet begun their operations, industry body ISMA said on Wednesday
India to keep sugar export subsidies even as rivals complain to WTO; govt likely to make changes in providing incentives
Years of bumper cane harvests and record sugar production have hammered Indian sugar prices, making it hard for mills to pay money owed to farmers, who form an influential voting bloc.
Sugar output in India has reached 32.11 million tonnes in the first seven months of the ongoing marketing year that started October 2018, and the total production could touch a new record of 33 million tonnes, the industry body ISMA said on Friday
The new Biofuel Policy 2018 has fixed a target of achieving 20 percent ethanol blending with petrol by 2030.
Of the total contracts, about 8-10 lakhs have already been shipped overseas, Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) Director General Abinash Verma said
Govt hikes floor price of sugar to Rs 31 per kg; mechanism to be put in place to ensure benefit reaches farmers too
MSP is the rate below which the mills cannot sell sugar in the open market to wholesalers and bulk consumers like beverage and biscuit makers.
Sugar mills struggle to export surplus as overseas prices fall; strengthening rupee makes shipments unattractive
Lower shipments from the world’s No. 2 sugar producer could support global prices that fell more than 20 percent in 2018
India's October-December sugar output rises 7% as mills in Maharashtra, Karnataka start operations early
Output in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, the country’s biggest producer of sugar, stood at 3.1 million tonnes, down nearly 7 percent from a year ago.
India, the world's second biggest producer, is likely to produce 31.5 million tonnes of sugar in 2018-19 marketing year, slightly lower than 32.5 million tonnes last year.
ISMA had last month forecast that sugar output in the current marketing year (October-September) may decline to 31.5 million tonnes (MT) from record 32.5 MT in the previous year.
Sugar output may dip 3% this year to 31.5 million ton on untimely rains, pest attack and ethanol: ISMA
Sugar production reached an all-time high of 32.5 million tonnes in the 2017-18 marketing year (October-September).
Indian mills have little option but to produce sugar as their biofuel production capacity is limited.
India has exported 1.6 million tonnes of sugar so far in the 2015-16 marketing year