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Import duty on sugar raised to 15%

In a notification issued by the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC), the duty of both raw and white (refined) sugar have been raised to 15 percent.

Sugar stocks surge as govt plans to hike import duty to 15%

Sugar stocks on Friday rose by over 5 percent on reports that the government plans to increase import duty to 15 percent from the current 10 per percent.

Oppn alleges scam in sugar imports, Pawar refutes charge

An relenting opposition today kept
the pressure on the government in the Rajya Sabha on the
spiraling prices alleging scam in sugar imports, a charge
rejected by Food and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar.