Sugar Mills
Business  /  Published 17.12.20

Sugar gets export sop

The government on Wednesday approved a subsidy of Rs 3,500 crore to sugar mills for the export of 60 lakh tonnes of the sweetener during the ongoing marketing year 2020-21 as part of its efforts to he...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 20.10.20

Sugar output set to rise

India needs to export six million tonnes of sugar in the 2020-21 marketing year, which started this month, as production is estimated to increase 13 per cent to 31 million tonnes on higher availabilit...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.07.20

UP cane dues: This time, it’s worse

Sugarcane farmers in Muzaffarnagar have alleged that the eight sugar mills in the district have been delaying payments totalling Rs 1,300 crore, a perennial problem of late clearance of dues that is t...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Business  /  Published 19.11.18

India’s sugar production down 15%

Indonesia is interested in buying sugar from India but wants the latter to cut import duty on refined palm oil and the sweetener substantially to 45 per cent and 5 per cent, respectively, according to...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 16.11.18

Australian move leaves a sour taste

The Scott Morrison government of Australia has decided to start legal action against India at the WTO over India’s sugar subsidies which it says have caused a “significant downturn” in global pr...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in


Culture  /  Published 29.09.18

What's driving UP farmers to Delhi?

And to think that western UP, the sugar bowl, rewarded the BJP handsomely in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls and the 2017 Assembly elections.Green revolution, fertile land and better crop varieties have mean...
By V. Kumara Swamy in

Business  /  Published 04.02.19

Cane arrears to surge to Rs 35,000cr in April

By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 08.11.18

Sugar deal with China to help patch trade gap

India plans to export 2 million tonnes of raw sugar to China from next year, a move which will help to bridge the widening trade gap between the two countries, trim bulging stocks of the sweetener and...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 21.01.19

Cut in sugar output estimate

Sugar output is expected to be lower at 30.7 million tonnes in the ongoing marketing year 2018-19 because of a diversion for ethanol making, crop damage from untimely rains and pest attack in some sta...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 07.11.18

Sugar output dips, but still a bumper show

Sugar ouput in 2018-19 (October-September) is expected to be lower than the initial forecast but will still be in excess of the projected demand, meaning depressed prices will continue to impact payme...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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