Breaking News

You are here » Indian-Commodity  :  Commodities  :  Sugar  :  India's sugar production may rise 24% to 25.1 MT in 2017-18: ISMA

08-Sep2017

India's sugar production may rise 24% to 25.1 MT in 2017-18: ISMA

The production of sugar is estimated to rise 24% to 25.1 million tonnes (MT) in the next marketing year starting October on higher sugarcane area. As per industry body Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA), there would be sufficient availability of sugar in the country as it estimates output at 25.1 MT next season and an opening stock of 4 MT.

The industry body estimates the production to rise in all states except Tamil Nadu. In Uttar Pradesh, the production could rise to around 10 MT in the 2017-18 season.

Sugar production in the world's second largest producer after Brazil, is estimated at 20.2 MT in the ongoing 2016-17 marketing year (October-September).




Related News

View all news

Food Ministry moves Cabinet note on creating sugar buffer stock, fixing minimum ex-mill price

In order to help cash-starved millers to clear their cane arrears which have surged to about Rs 22,000 crore, the Food Ministry has moved a draft Cabinet note on creating a sugar buffer stock of 3 million......

India's sugar production stood at 310.37 LT till April: ISMA

India's sugar production stood at 310.37 lakh tons (LT) in the current season till April 30, 2018. As per data compiled by Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA), with 130 sugar mills still operating, majorly......

CCEA approves financial assistance to sugar mills for clearing cane dues of farmers

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given its approval to provide financial assistance of Rs 5.50 per quintal of cane crushed in sugar season 2017-18 to sugar mills to offset the cost......

Top News

View all news

Aurobindo Pharma, TVS Motor and Lupin to see some action today

Aurobindo Pharma's wholly owned subsidiary -- Aurobindo Pharma USA Inc., has entered into an agreement to acquire a product under development and related assets from 'Advent Pharmaceuticals Pty, Australia,......

TVS Motor launches TVS Apache RTR 160 4V in Bangladesh

TVS Motor Company has launched the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V in Bangladesh. A testimony to the racing legacy of the TVS Apache RTR series, the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V will be the flagship offering of the brand......

Aurobindo Pharma's arm enters into agreement with Advent Pharma

Aurobindo Pharma's wholly owned subsidiary -- Aurobindo Pharma USA Inc. -- has entered into an agreement to acquire a product under development and related assets from Advent Pharmaceuticals Pty, Australia,......