September 28, 2020 3:55 pm
For the 2019-20 marketing year ending September, the government has allowed export of 6 million tonnes of sugar under the quota to help deal with surplus sugar.
September 08, 2019 10:57 am
Mukesh Kuvadia, secretary of the Bombay Sugar Merchants Association, said current international prices are not viable for exports, which might put a spanner in the government’s plan of 60 lakh tonne (lt) of exports.
July 02, 2014 12:07 am
The government must set a roadmap for fiscal correction, as it reworks the interim budget numbers.
September 23, 2011 2:11 am
With sugar crushing season starting in a few weeks time,the estimate of sugar output has emerged as a bone of contention between Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and Food Minister K V Thomas.
March 22, 2011 7:27 pm
An empowered group of ministers (EGoM) on food decided to allow sugar exports of up to five lakh tonnes.
November 15, 2010 5:53 pm
The government has allowed export of 8,200 tonnes of raw sugar to the US,as the country is likely to achieve a higher production than the annual demand in the 2010-11 season after two years of low output.
May 14, 2010 8:53 am
The situation has eased after drought and supply bottlenecks drove sugar prices skyhigh.