Sugar production in India

Govt allows import of 3 lakh tonnes sugar at 25% duty

Govt allows import of 3 lakh tonnes sugar at 25% duty

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

Maharashtra applies stock limit on sugar

The Maharashtra government has applied stock limit on sugar.

May 27, 2016, 16:40 PM IST
No sugar shortage: 31 million MT sugar to be available during 2016-17

No sugar shortage: 31 million MT sugar to be available during 2016-17

Discounting fears of any sugar shortage in the country, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution has said that India would have about 30 - 31 million MT sugar stock available for the next sugar season 2016-17, which would be sufficient to meet the domestic consumption. 

Apr 29, 2016, 12:54 PM IST

Sugar output may rise 5% to 25.5 million tonne in 2014-15

India is likely to produce 25 million tonnes to 25.5 million tonnes in 2014/15 year starting Oct. 1, compared with local demand of about 23 million tonnes.

Sep 17, 2014, 12:10 PM IST

ICRA pegs domestic sugar production at 24MT in 2013-14 marketing year

Sugar production in the country is expected to decline to 24 million tonnes (MT) during sugar year 2013-14, due to reduced cane crushing in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, a ratings agency said in its latest report.

Aug 11, 2014, 22:58 PM IST

Sugar output rises by 2% to 13.63 million tonnes in Oct-Jan

Sugar production has risen marginally by 2 percent to 13.63 million tonnes during the October-January period, an industry body said on Friday.

Feb 01, 2013, 20:13 PM IST

No proposal to ban sugar exports: Govt

There is no proposal to ban sugar exports despite a likely drop in production in the marketing year starting October 2012 due to poor rains, the government said on Tuesday.

Aug 21, 2012, 15:35 PM IST