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Jul 15, 2019
India to keep sugar export subsidies even as rivals complain to WTO; govt likely to make changes in providing incentivesYears 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.
May 03, 2019
India produces 32.11 million tonnes of sugar in October-April; total production to hit new recordSugar 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
Apr 03, 2019
Ethanol blending with petrol likely to reach 7.2% in 2018-19 season from 4.2% last yearThe new Biofuel Policy 2018 has fixed a target of achieving 20 percent ethanol blending with petrol by 2030.
Feb 27, 2019
Sugar mills contract to export 20 lakh tonnes so far in 2018-19 out of 50 lakh tonnes quotaOf the total contracts, about 8-10 lakhs have already been shipped overseas, Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) Director General Abinash Verma said
Feb 15, 2019
Govt hikes floor price of sugar to Rs 31 per kg; mechanism to be put in place to ensure benefit reaches farmers tooMSP is the rate below which the mills cannot sell sugar in the open market to wholesalers and bulk consumers like beverage and biscuit makers.
Jan 10, 2019
Sugar mills struggle to export surplus as overseas prices fall; strengthening rupee makes shipments unattractiveLower shipments from the world’s No. 2 sugar producer could support global prices that fell more than 20 percent in 2018
Jan 04, 2019
India's October-December sugar output rises 7% as mills in Maharashtra, Karnataka start operations earlyOutput 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.
Dec 18, 2018
Sugar output up 2.1% at 7.05 mn tonnes till 15 Dec; annual production likely to decline in 2018-19India, 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.
Nov 19, 2018
Sugar production falls 15% as several mills yet to begin crushing operation this seasonISMA 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.
Oct 29, 2018
Sugar output may dip 3% this year to 31.5 million ton on untimely rains, pest attack and ethanol: ISMASugar production reached an all-time high of 32.5 million tonnes in the 2017-18 marketing year (October-September).