India has exported almost 25 lakh tonnes of sugar till now: AISTA

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Indian sugar mills have exported 24.9 lakh (2.49 million) tonnes of sugar so far in the ongoing 2020-21 marketing year ending September, with maximum shipments to Indonesia, trade body AISTA said. “Mills have contracted to export 3.33 million tonnes of sugar so far as against the 6 million tonnes quota assigned by the food ministry,” […]

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Sugar producers in India firm up export contracts for 25 lakh tonnes of sugar

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Sugar millers across the country have contracted deals for export of around 25 lakh tonnes so far, and are on course to meet the allocated target of around 60 lakh tonne set by the Centre, says a Financial Express report. Jaiprakash Dandegaonkar, chairman, National Federation of Cooperative Sugar Factories (NFCSF), pointed out that the country […]

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Six lakh tonnes of sugar exports confirmed by UP sugar mills, post the export subsidy scheme

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A week after the government of India announced the sugar export subsidy policy for the ongoing season, sugar mills from Uttar Pradesh (UP) have signed export contracts for over six lakh tonnes of raw and white sugar. In contrast, mills from Maharashtra are yet to sign a single contract, according to a Financial Express report. […]

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Having tasted sugar exports in new markets, sugar mills request India for a stable sugar export policy

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Sugar millers have appealed to the Centre to urgently announce a policy for the export of sugar. The appeal comes in the wake of a recent statement by Food and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal that the government is currently not considering an extension of sugar export subsidies for the 2020-21 season in view of stable […]

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