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Government hikes sugarcane price by Rs 20 quintal to Rs 275

The government had recently announced a sharp increase in the minimum support price (MSP) of kharif (summer-sown) crops, including paddy.

Jul 18, 2018, 15:37 PM IST

Sugar trade to pick up post-GST; prices not to rise: Govt

Sugar supplies and prices in the retail and wholesale markets will not be affected by the initial teething problems that traders may face in the coming days due to GST.

Jul 01, 2017, 15:07 PM IST

Hike in Sugar price may cause ban on Sugar futures

Hike in Sugar price may cause a ban on Sugar futures. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Aug 10, 2016, 16:19 PM IST

Govt mulls curbs on sugar sales at mill level to check prices

Government is mulling imposing stock limit for sugar millers and restricting domestic sales by fixing quota on each mill to tame sweetener's retail prices, which are currently ruling as high as Rs 43 per kg.

Jul 28, 2016, 20:20 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 output up 15% so far in 2014-15; prices at 7-year low

India's sugar production rose by 15 percent to 26.35 million tonnes so far during the current marketing year, resulting in fall of ex-factory prices to seven-year low and a surge in cane arrears to nearly Rs 20,000 crore.

Apr 16, 2015, 18:34 PM IST

Sugar mills say exports not viable unless prices rise 10%

Sugar mills will be unable to sign any major export deals despite recent government incentives if prices do not rise about 10 percent to 14.4 cents per pound, a top industry official said.

Mar 13, 2015, 15:25 PM IST

CCEA approves giving freedom to states to fix PDS sugar price

The Centre Wednesday decided to give flexibility to state governments to set retail price of PDS sugar that has been kept unchanged at Rs 13.50 per kg since 2002.

Jan 21, 2015, 22:44 PM IST

Centre mulls giving freedom to states to fix PDS rate of sugar

Amid demands from various states, the Food Ministry is mulling giving flexibility to state governments to fix the PDS rate of sugar, which has been kept unchanged at Rs 13.50 per kg since 2002.

Aug 24, 2014, 12:34 PM IST

Sugar mills owe Rs 9,252 crore to cane farmers as on July 31

Sugar marketing year runs from October to September.

Aug 05, 2014, 17:11 PM IST

UP govt issues notices to 52 sugar mills over cane arrears

Sugar marketing year runs from October to September.

Jul 25, 2014, 15:24 PM IST

Sugar futures up 0.35% on summer demand: tight supply

Sugar prices rose 0.35 percent to Rs 3,160 per quintal in futures trade Monday as speculators enlarged positions, supported by summer season demand against tight supplies in the spot markets from millers.

Jun 30, 2014, 12:44 PM IST

Sugar recovers on demand picks up

In the national capital's retail market, sugar prices traded higher 50 paise at Rs 39 to Rs 40 per kg.

Jun 28, 2014, 15:58 PM IST

Speculation responsible for sugar price rise: Paswan

With sugar prices rising after the Centre rolled out incentives for the industry, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday blamed the increase on market speculation and said surplus stocks will help stabilise rates.

Jun 25, 2014, 22:17 PM IST

Sugar prices remain firm: rise up to Re 1 per kg

Sugar prices continued to rise in the national capital's retail market today and gained up to Re 1 to Rs 40/41 per kg as the government had earlier this week announced measures to help the cash-starved industry.

Jun 25, 2014, 14:59 PM IST

Rising prices to increase subsidy burden on PDS sugar: Thomas

The Centre's subsidy burden on PDS sugar may go up due to price increases after import duty on the sweetener was hiked, former Food Minister K V Thomas said Tuesday.

Jun 24, 2014, 18:44 PM IST

Centre plans to give freedom to states to hike PDS sugar price

Food Minister K V Thomas on Wednesday said his ministry has moved a cabinet proposal to give freedom to state governments to hike the retail price of sugar sold in ration shops.

Aug 07, 2013, 13:20 PM IST

Hike import duty on raw sugar to 60%, demands farmers' body

India consumes about 22 million tonnes of sugar annually.

Jan 08, 2013, 19:07 PM IST

Govt likely to hike levy price of sugar by Rs 2/kg for this year

The government is likely to raise the levy price of sugar -- the rate at which it buys the sweetener from mills to sell through ration shops -- by over Rs 2 to about Rs 22 per kg for the current year.

Jan 08, 2013, 12:12 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