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Sugar production dips 7% till March this year: ISMA

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 14:40

The country's sugar production has dropped by 7 percent to 21.5 million tonnes in the first six months of the current marketing year.

Sugar output for 2013-14 revised lower by 5% at 23.8 mn tonnes

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 15:02

Country's sugar production for the marketing year 2013-14 has been revised downwards by 1.2 million tonnes to 23.8 million tonnes due to lower output estimates in Uttar Pradesh, industry body ISMA said on Thursday.

Sugar prices may rise by 10% by Sept on export subsidy: Crisil

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 20:14

Sugar prices are likely to rise over 10 percent by September this year on the back of the government's decision to give export subsidy on raw sugar with a view to bail out the industry, Crisil said Thursday.

Sugar output down 21% to 85.5 LT so far in 2013-14 marketing year

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 14:26

India's sugar production fell by 21 percent to 85.5 lakh tonnes till January 15 of the current marketing year that started in October on account of delay in crushing operations, according to industry data.

Sugar output slides by 29% till Dec due to delay in crushing

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 18:01

The country's sugar production fell by 29 percent to 57.39 lakh tonnes in the first three months of the 2013-14 season (October-September).

Crushing delay may not impact sugar output this season: Thomas

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 18:52

Sugar production, which is estimated at 241 lakh tonnes in the country, is expected to remain unaffected due to delay in commencement of sugarcane crushing, Parliament was informed Tuesday.

UP govt offers sops to sugar mills; warns of action

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 19:05

Announcing tax breaks to end the impasse in the sugar industry, Uttar Pradesh government Thursday warned sugar mills of legal action if they did not start operations by next week.

Govt projects nearly 3% drop in sugar output this year

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 15:35

The country's sugar production is likely to drop by nearly three percent to 24.4 million tonnes this year, but sufficient to meet the domestic demand, Food Minister K V Thomas said Thursday.

India's 2013-14 sugar output looks positive: ISO chief

Last Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013, 13:50

Sugar production in India in the next year looks positive despite concerns about drought situation in some states like Maharashtra, a top official of the International Sugar Organisation (ISO) said Monday.

Sugar mills owe Rs 9,340 cr to farmers for current mkt yr

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 19:53

Payments worth Rs 199.23 crore were still pending for the 2011-12 marketing year, and Rs 289.65 crore for 2010-11 and earlier, taking the total cane price arrears to Rs 9,828 crore.

Pawar favours raising sugar excise duty to decontrol industry

Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 15:04

Under the levy sugar system, mills are required to sell 10 percent of their output to the Centre at cheaper rates to run ration shops, costing Rs 3,000 crore to industry annuall

Sugar production up 2.7% so far in 2012-13 marketing year

Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 14:55

Sugar production has increased by 2.7 percent to 165.9 lakh tonnes till February 15 of this marketing year that started in October last year, according to industry data released Monday.