New Delhi: The government has liberalised the procedure for exports of pharmaceutical grade and specialty sugar.
"Export of pharmaceutical grade sugar and specialty sugar will not be required to be registered with Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), the commerce ministry said in a notification.
However it said that every other type of sugar would continue to be subject to registration with the DGFT before export.
While pharmaceutical grade sugar include sucrose, specialty sugar include sugar cubes, sugar sachets (white and brown), castor sugar, light brown sugar, icing sugar candy sugar, rainbow sugar.
These varieties "would not be subject to registration requirement, it added.