There is no supply crunch in the country and the government has allowed southern mills to import 3 lakh tonnes of raw sugar at a concessional duty of 25 percent to augment domestic supplies during the festival season, Paswan said.Sep 20, 2017, 20:32 PM IST
The government had hiked import duty on sugar in July to 50 percent from 40 percent to curb dumping of the commodity in India as international prices fell.Sep 07, 2017, 18:28 PM IST
The measure is aimed at preventing mills from artificially withholding sugar in storage in order to push up prices during the high demand festive season of September and October.Aug 29, 2017, 12:53 PM IST
The government had allowed import of 0.5 MT of raw sugar at zero duty through open general licence in order to address regional production gaps and to maintain domestic prices at reasonable levels.
The government on Wednesday allowed duty free import of up to 5,00,000 tonnes of raw sugar to boost domestic supplies and check price rise amid production fall.Apr 05, 2017, 14:19 PM IST
Government on Thursday decided to extend stock limits on sugar traders by another six months till April 2017 in order to check sweetener prices, which at present are ruling around Rs 40 per kg.Oct 27, 2016, 17:41 PM IST
With prices of chana dal and sugar continuing to rule high, Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha on Wednesday asked the Department of Consumer Affairs to consider all options to check their rates.Oct 19, 2016, 18:58 PM IST
The government declared to impose the stock limit on sugarcane mills to curb the prices. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.Sep 02, 2016, 19:41 PM IST
To check spiralling price of sugar which has crossed Rs 40 per kg, the government on Thursday imposed stock limits on sugar mills during the festival season till October-end.Sep 01, 2016, 20:42 PM IST
Government on Thursday imposed stock limit on sugar mills to check prices during festival season, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Thursday.
Sep 01, 2016, 18:02 PM IST
With retail sugar prices crossing Rs 40/kg, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday favoured ban on sugar futures trade in the interest of consumers.Aug 24, 2016, 19:59 PM IST
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday held an inter-ministerial consultation on imposing ban on sugar futures trading in an effort to curb speculation and check price rise of the sweetener during festival season.Aug 23, 2016, 10:34 AM IST
Sugar prices rose by about Rs 2 per kg in the national capital in June-July to Rs 40-41 per kg, the government Friday said.Jul 29, 2016, 16:15 PM IST
The Maharashtra government has applied stock limit on sugar.May 27, 2016, 16:40 PM IST
In a span of just a fortnight, there has been a spike of over 45% in the price of pulses like arhar, masoor and chana. Wholesale and retail prices have shot up simultaneously.May 03, 2016, 22:45 PM IST
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Sugar industry body ISMA on Wednesday said the millers' cane price liability to farmers would reduce by about Rs 1,100 crore following the government's decision to give direct subsidy of Rs 4.5 per quintal to cane growers.
Nov 18, 2015, 20:08 PM IST
Sugar prices closed steady at the wholesale market in the national capital today following scattered buying support amid adequate stocks position.Oct 24, 2015, 15:18 PM IST
Sugar became cheaper by Rs 20 per quintal in the wholesale market in the national capital today as demand from stockists and retailers remained weak on persistent supplies by mills.Oct 12, 2015, 14:55 PM IST
Sugar remained sweet for consumers this year but turned bitter for mill owners who faced huge losses estimated at over Rs 3,000 crore and struggled to make payments to cane farmers due to sluggish sales realisation.Dec 25, 2014, 15:31 PM IST