On December 14, 2021, the World Trade Organization (WTO) released its findings from the dispute panel initiated in August 2019 against India’s trade distorting sugar subsidies. The WTO report found that India’s subsidies violated its obligations under the multilateral agreement.
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India: Sugar Semi-annual

Market Year (MY) 2021/22 (October-September) centrifugal sugar production will grow by three percent to 34.7 million metric tons (MMT), equivalent to 31.8 MMT of crystal white sugar, on account of higher yields.
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Pakistan: Sugar Semi-annual

Driven by more area and better yields, centrifugal sugar production in 2021/22 is forecast at 6.7 million tons, up 11 percent over the current year’s revised estimate.
On May 20, 2021 the Department of Food and Public Distribution, under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Government of India, slashed its sugar export subsidy by $27.32 per metric ton under the Maximum Admissible Export Quota (MAEQ). This assistance...
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Pakistan: Sugar Annual

Pakistan’s MY 2021/22 sugar production is forecast at 6.8 million metric tons (MMT), up 14 percent from the current year’s revised estimate, due to significant increases in area and sugarcane yields.
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India: Sugar Annual

Assuming normal rainfall and favorable weather conditions, India’s centrifugal sugar production in marketing year (MY) 2021/22 (October-September) is forecast to grow three percent to 34.7 million metric tons (MMT) (equivalent to 31.8 MMT of crystal white sugar) on a sugarcane production forecast of 389 MMT.
On February 1, 2021, the Government of India’s (GOI) Ministry of Finance presented the annual budget for Indian Fiscal Year (FY) 2021/22 (April-March) and announced budget estimates...
On December 16, 2020, the Government of India’s (GOI) Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a subsidy of $475.8 million to facilitate sugar...
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India: Sugar Semi-annual

Market Year (MY) 2020/21 (out-year/October-September) centrifugal sugar (sugar) production will grow by 17 percent to 33.7 million metric tons (MMT).
On September 18, 2020, India notified to the World Trade Organization (WTO) a draft regulation related to new labeling requirements for packaged foods containing sweeteners.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

India: Sugar Annual

India’s centrifugal sugar production in marketing year (MY) 2020/21 (Oct-Sept) is forecast to grow 17 percent to 33.7 million metric tons (MMT), on sugarcane production forecast of 381 MMT...
Weekly Report as of April 24, 2020, of COVID-19 impact on the Indian harvest of Rabi (Winter) crops.