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India sugar production

Sugar production likely drop 8.4%; to fall for 2nd straight year in 2019-20: USDA

The sugar output in the ongoing 2018-19 marketing year (October-September) is pegged at 33 million tonnes, lower than 34.3 million tonnes achieved in the previous year.

May 15, 2019, 15:46 PM IST

India's sugar output rose to 6% at 273.47 lakh tonne till March 15

On the corresponding date last year, 258.20 lakh tons had been produced with 399 mills operating as on 15th March 2018, the industry data said.

Mar 18, 2019, 18:01 PM IST

Sugar import from Pakistan miniscule as compared to total production, government clarifies

The clarification came after some reports indicated that large quantities of sugar had been imported from Pakistan.

May 17, 2018, 14:33 PM IST

'Government to revoke compulsory sugar export order'

India will soon scrap an order that requires sugar mills to export excess supply, two government officials said on Monday, after back-to-back droughts look set to turn the country into a net importer next season and open the door to rival suppliers.

May 02, 2016, 19:08 PM IST

Govt may form inter-ministerial panel on sugar decontrol

In order to fast track decontrol of sugar sector, the government is mulling setting up an inter-ministerial panel to review recommendations of the Rangarajan Committee on sugar deregulation.

Nov 29, 2012, 21:13 PM IST

Govt allocates 7 mln tonnes sugar for December-March period

The government on Monday asked sugar factories to sell seven million tonnes of sweetener in the open market between December and March.

Nov 26, 2012, 21:28 PM IST

Sugar output may dip to 24 MT next yr on poor rains: ISMA

The country's annual sugar demand is 22 million tonnes. Mills are estimated to have produced 26 million tonne of sugar in the ongoing marketing year (October-September).

Sep 10, 2012, 15:54 PM IST

Sugar output may slip to 23 mn tonnes in 2012-13: Thomas

Sugar output could fall by three million tonnes to 23 million tonnes (MT) in the 2012-13 marketing year starting October on account of poor rains, but supply would be enough to meet demand, Food Minister K V Thomas said.

Aug 22, 2012, 17:33 PM IST

Sugar output may slip below 24.5 mn tn in 2012-13

Sugar production is likely to be lower at 23.5 - 24.5 million tonnes than the industry's estimate of 25 million tonnes in 2012-13 marketing year starting October, sugar refiner Shree Renuka Sugars has said.

Aug 20, 2012, 20:01 PM IST

Price rise: Govt releases 2.9 lac tons more sugar in open market

The government on Tuesday decided to release 2.9 lakh tonnes of more sugar in the open market to control the sweetener's price that has risen by Rs 3 a kg in a fortnight.

Jul 24, 2012, 23:13 PM IST

Sugar production to fall 9.8% in FY’13: CMIE

Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) has said the production of sugar will fall by 9.8 percent in the current fiscal due to lower availability of sugarcane.

Apr 15, 2012, 14:25 PM IST

Additional 1 million tonnes of sugar exports allowed

The government Monday allowed further one million tonnes of sugar exports in view of surplus production and to help mills clear mounting cane arrears, that have reached Rs 8,409 crore till February, to farmers.

Mar 26, 2012, 23:00 PM IST

Sugar output up 19% till Dec 15 this season: ISMA

India -- the world's second-largest sugar producer and biggest consumer -- had produced 38.63 lakh tonnes of the sweetener in the same period last year.

Dec 19, 2011, 14:17 PM IST