Chinese delegation visits India to firm up long term pact for sugar import

The Chinese delegation is exploring ways of firming up long-term arrangements for import of sugar from India. A high-level delegation from the Chinese sugar industry visited Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra, two states which account for the bulk of production in the country. India had earlier asked China to consider releasing its raw sugar export […]

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India’s sugar mills produce 39.7 lakh tonnes till Nov 30; set to reach another record

Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA), an industry body in its report has stated that Indian Sugar mills have produced 39.73 lakh tonnes of sugar till November 30, 2018. The figure is almost similar to the sugar production of 39.14 lakh tonnes during same period of previous year. According to a release issued by ISMA: “As […]

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Competition Commission of India fines sugar firms and their industry bodies over ethanol tender

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a fine of Rs 38 crore on sugar companies and their associations for alleged rigging of the ethanol tender in 2013. The industry body Indian Sugar Manufacturers’ Association (ISMA) has also been pulled up by the anti-trust regulator. The association has been asked to pay 10 per cent of its […]

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