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Sugar prices likely to remain firm in season 2017: Crisil

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.
 

Price rise: Govt allows duty free import of raw sugar up to 5 lakh tonnes

Price rise: Govt allows duty free import of raw sugar up to 5 lakh tonnes

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.

Stock limits on sugar traders extended for another 6 months

Stock limits on sugar traders extended for another 6 months

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.

Price rise: Govt to consider all options to check chana dal, sugar rates

Price rise: Govt to consider all options to check chana dal, sugar rates

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.

Government declared to impose stock limit on sugarcane mills to curb the prices

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.

Sugar above Rs 40/kg: Govt imposes stock limit on mills to check prices

Sugar above Rs 40/kg: Govt imposes stock limit on mills to check prices

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.

Govt imposes stock limit on mills to to check sugar prices

Govt imposes stock limit on mills to to check sugar prices

Government on Thursday imposed stock limit on sugar mills to check prices during festival season, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Thursday.

 

Ram Vilas Paswan favours ban on sugar futures

Ram Vilas Paswan favours ban on sugar futures

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.

Sugar prices soar to Rs 42/kg; FM holds inter-ministerial meeting on banning futures trading

Sugar prices soar to Rs 42/kg; FM holds inter-ministerial meeting on banning futures trading

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.

Sugar prices up in Delhi by Rs 2 in June-July at Rs 40-41 per kg

Sugar prices up in Delhi by Rs 2 in June-July at Rs 40-41 per kg

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.

Maharashtra applies stock limit on sugar

The Maharashtra government has applied stock limit on sugar. To get all the updates of share market watch our special segment Mandi Live Zee Business is one of the leading and fastest growing Hindi business news channels in India.

Rising price of Sugar and Pulses hitting common man's pocket yet again

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.

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Sugar mills' cane arrears to fall Rs 1,100 crore on govt subsidy

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.

 

Sugar, pulses prices remain unchanged on scattered buying

Sugar, pulses prices remain unchanged on scattered buying

Sugar prices closed steady at the wholesale market in the national capital today following scattered buying support amid adequate stocks position.

Sugar prices fall on low demand, ample supply

Sugar prices fall on low demand, ample supply

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.

Sweet sugar turns bitter for mill owners in 2014

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.

'Decision on extending sugar export subsidy soon'

The government will soon take a final decision on extending subsidy for exports of raw sugar in the current 2014-15 marketing year, a top food ministry official said on Thursday.

Sugar production up 47% to 42.25 lakh tonne so far this season

India's sugar production rose by 47 percent to 42.25 lakh tonnes till December 15 of this marketing year, which started in October this year, leading to a fall in ex-factory prices of the sweetener.

Sugar slide on adequate supply, reduced offtake

Sugar prices drifted at the wholesale market in the national capital on Wednesday, dragged down by persistent supplies by mills against subdued demand from bulk consumers.