India to allow 1.2 million tonnes of additional sugar exports this season

The Centre is likely to allow an additional 1.2 million tonnes (MT) of sugar exports in the current season ending September 2022 taking into account higher-than-anticipated domestic production, according to government sources. This additional quota would be over and above 10 MT of sugar exports allowed for the current 2021-22 season. A group of ministers […]

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Maharashtra closes 2021-22 season with record sugar production

Maharashtra closed its 2021-22 sugar season producing historically highest sugar, and already the state is staring at breaking this record in the next season starting October 1, said state’s sugar commissioner Shekhar Gaikwad. “Maharashtra’s sugar mills have produced 138 lakh tonnes of sugar, which is the highest quantity ever produced since the inception of the […]

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Maharashtra emerges as number one sugar producer this season, pushing UP down

Maharashtra is looking at record sugar production in the 2021-22 season, leaving its closest competitor Uttar Pradesh far behind, Financial Express reports. A total of 197 mills in Maharashtra have crushed 1072.58 lakh tonnes of cane to produce 111.16 lakh tonnes of sugar. Uttar Pradesh has reported production of 78 lakh tonnes of sugar so […]

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Sugar production in India reaches 21 lakh tonness in November till now: ISMA

Sugar production in the country between October 1 and November 15 for the current sugar season has touched 20.90 lakh tonnes, as many sugar mills began crushing operations early. Last year, sugar mills had produced 16.82 lakh tonnes in the same period. Compared to 289 sugar factories, which were crushing sugarcane till November 15, 308 […]

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ISMA reports India’s sugar production at 30.67 million tonnes till 15 June, 2021; up by 13%

India’s sugar production increased by 13 per cent till 15 June in 2020-21 marketing year on higher sugarcane production, according to trade data. Sugar marketing year runs from October to September. “Sugar mills across the country have produced 306.65 lakh tonnes of sugar between 1st October 2020 and 15th June 2021. This is 35.54 lakh […]

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India’s sugar production up by 13% to 305.68 lakh tonnes in 8 months

India’s sugar production rose by 13 per cent to 305.68 lakh tonnes in the first eight months of the current marketing year ending September, mainly due to higher output in Maharashtra, according to trade data. Sugar marketing year runs from October to September. “Sugar mills across the country have produced 305.68 lakh tonnes of sugar between October 1, 2020 […]

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India cuts sugar export subsidy to Rs 4,000 per tonne from Rs 6,000 a tonne on global price rise

India’s food ministry slashed subsidy on sugar exports from Rs 6,000 per tonne to Rs 4,000 per tonne with immediate effect in view of firm global prices. However, this may not impact exports much, as of the existing quota of 6 million tonnes, around 5.7 million tonnes have already been contracted at the older subsidy rate of Rs 6.000 per tonne. For the […]

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