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Sugar production

India's sugar output likely to fall 21.5 pc in 2019-20: ISMA

ISMA had made a preliminary estimate of 28.2 million tonnes of sugar production for the 2019-20 marketing year.

05 Nov 2019 6:15 PM

India to keep sugar export subsidies even as rivals complain-sources

India’s exports surged to 3.3 million tonnes from 620,000 tonnes a year earlier.

16 Jul 2019 11:22 AM

Sugar output could drop 15 per cent as drought hits: Industry sources

Sugar inventories are likely to rise to 14.7 million tonnes at the beginning of the new season on Oct 1, up 37.4 pc from a year ago.

13 Jun 2019 2:08 PM

India to surpass Brazil as top sugar producer, eyes bigger export share

Total supplies would be around 45 million tonnes against local demand of 25.5 million tonnes.

06 Sep 2018 8:26 AM

4 lakh tonne sugar in process for exports, says govt official

Much of the shipment is being undertaken from states like Maharasthra and Karnataka.

24 Jul 2018 2:44 PM


Maha witnesses sugar high

This comes after disastrous season, where only 372L tonnes was crushed.

09 Jun 2018 5:49 AM

India has no plan now to raise import tax on sugar, govt source says

India will have enough sugar to meet domestic demand without overseas purchases

08 Jan 2018 1:26 PM

Govt sees 24 per cent rise in sugar production to 25 million tonnes in 2017-18

Higher sugar output is projected on likely increase in cane production and better recovery in three major producing states.

25 Sep 2017 3:46 PM

Sugar output may rise 24 pc to 25 MT in 2017-18: ISMA

Sugar production in world's second largest producer after Brazil is estimated at 20.2 MT in ongoing 2016-17.

07 Sep 2017 6:26 PM

Govt mulls hiking import duty on sugar to 60 per cent

Government had in April allowed import of 5 lakh tonnes of raw sugar at zero duty to boost domestic supply.

02 Jul 2017 3:00 PM


Sugar output expected to jump on decent monsoon

India was forced to import 500,000 tonnes of sugar in the 2016-17 crop year.

31 May 2017 4:42 PM

ICRA anticipates sugar prices to remain firm

Report says pressures on stock position and prices cannot be ruled out in the forthcoming sugar year 2018.

26 Apr 2017 8:50 PM

Govt allows duty free import of raw sugar upto 5 lakh tonnes

Country's sugar production is projected to drop to 22.5 million tonnes in the ongoing 2016-17.

05 Apr 2017 2:19 PM

Industry body cuts 2016/17 sugar output forecast by 5 per cent

Lower sugar output could exacerbate shortages and further push up prices of sweetener.

07 Mar 2017 2:07 PM

Sugar production dip over 18 per cent

The government may also scrap the import duty on sugar after UP state assembly elections to control its prices.

04 Mar 2017 12:50 AM