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India produces 32.11 million tonnes of sugar in Oct-Apr; to hit new record

The annual domestic requirement of India, which is the world's second largest producer, is only 26 million tonnes.

May 03, 2019, 14:44 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 output may dip 3% this year to 31.5mn ton: ISMA

The Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) in July had projected a production of 35 MT in the 2018-19 season that started this month, taking into account higher cane acreage and forecast of normal monsoon.

Oct 29, 2018, 16:26 PM IST

Sugar output up 42% at 39 lakh tonnes in Oct-Nov: ISMA

Releasing the latest production figures, ISMA said sugar production during October-November reached 39.51 lakh tonnes, much higher than 27.82 lakh tonnes in the year-ago period.

Dec 05, 2017, 17:05 PM IST

Sugar exports unviable after imposition of 20% duty: ISMA

Sugar industry body ISMA on Friday said that exports of sweetener become unviable after imposition of 20 percent customs duty but it will help in maintaining enough stock to meet the domestic demand.

Jun 17, 2016, 15:52 PM IST

Sugar exports up at 1.6 MT so far in 2015-16 season

New Delhi: India has exported over 1.6 million tonnes of sugar so far in 2015-16 marketing year that started from October last, up 46 percent from the whole of previous year, according to industry body ISMA.

Jun 13, 2016, 15:32 PM IST

Sugar mills' cane arrears to fall Rs 1,100 crore on govt subsidy

Sugar industry body ISMA on Wednesday said the millers' cane price liability to farmers would reduce by about Rs 1,100 crore following the government's decision to give direct subsidy of Rs 4.5 per quintal to cane growers.


Nov 18, 2015, 20:08 PM IST

Government likely to provide subsidy of Rs 4.75/quintal on cane prices

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New Delhi: In order to aid the sugar industry, Government is likely to provide subsidy on cane prices to the tune of around Rs 4.75 per quintal.

Nov 17, 2015, 21:25 PM IST

Sugar output may fall by 4.6% to 26.8 million tonnes this year: ICRA

 India's sugar output is estimated to decline by 4.62 per cent to 26.8 million tonnes in the 2015-16 marketing year, says an ICRA report.

Nov 16, 2015, 19:17 PM IST

Sugar output up 16%; cane arrears cross Rs 21,000 cr

India's sugar production rose by 16 percent to 27.84 million tonnes (MT) till May 15 of the current marketing year that started in October last year, resulting in sweetener's low prices and huge cane arrears to farmers at over Rs 21,000 crore.

May 18, 2015, 18:11 PM IST

Sugar output in Oct-Dec rises by 27.3%: ISMA

Sugar output stood at 5.86 million tonnes in the October-December period of the 2013-14 season. Sugar season runs from October to September.

Jan 05, 2015, 14:47 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

India hits US and China with solar imports anti-dumping duties

India will impose anti-dumping duties on solar panels imported from the United States, China, Taiwan and Malaysia to protect domestic solar manufacturers, according to a government statement.

May 23, 2014, 20:03 PM IST

NCDEX launches internationally aligned sugar contracts

National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) on friday launched sugar contract, which will be available for October onwards contracts and is aligned with the global market so that industry can protect itself from volatility in prices.

May 23, 2014, 18:43 PM IST

India's sugar output to be 24.8 MT: USDA

The US farm department has estimated India's sugar production at 24.8 million tonne for the ongoing 2013-14 season, higher than the 23.8 MT forecast by the domestic industry body ISMA.

May 11, 2014, 13:46 PM IST

Sugar production dips 7% till March this year: ISMA

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.

Apr 02, 2014, 14:40 PM IST

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

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.

Mar 06, 2014, 15:02 PM IST

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

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.

Jan 16, 2014, 14:26 PM IST

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

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).

Jan 02, 2014, 18:01 PM IST

CCEA approves Rs 6,600 cr interest-free loans for sugar mills

The government on Thursday decided to provide interest-free loans of Rs 6,600 crore to cash-starved sugar mills to make payments to cane farmers.

Dec 19, 2013, 20:41 PM IST