India: Covid-19 Impact on the Indian Sugar Industry

Commodities

In its battle against the Corona virus pandemic, the Indian government has extended the March 25th national lockdown till May 3rd. Even though sugar was declared an essential commodity and is exempt from the restrictions of the lockdown, a plunge in institutional use, a shortage of labor for distribution, and limited port operations all will force drops in domestic production, sales and exports.

India: Covid-19 Impact on the Indian Sugar Industry