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October 8, 2018
Refined sugar production is forecast at 6.5 million metric tons (MMT) for marketing year 2018/19 (MY Oct/Sept), down 12 percent from the current year’s estimate of 7.4 million metric tons....
October 4, 2018
The cumulative rainfall for the Southwest Monsoon 2018 reported by the Indian Meteorological Department, as of September 23, 2018, was 9 percent lower than the fifty-year average.
May 7, 2018
India’s centrifugal sugar production in marketing year (MY) 2018/19 (Oct-Sept) is expected to rise 4.2 percent to a record 33.8 million metric tons (MMT).
April 25, 2018
Despite a generous export subsidy aimed at moving 2017/18 sugar off the domestic market, stocks continue to rise as only 1 million metric tons of sugar that are expected to be exported....
April 23, 2018
India notified its 2018 draft labeling and display regulations and invited comments from the World Trade Organization (WTO) members.
March 29, 2018
Pakistan continues to make significant progress towards implementing a full-fledged biotechnology and seed regulatory structure that is expected to facilitate the introduction of new seed....
January 29, 2018
In response to large carry-over stocks at the onset of the current harvest, the Government of Pakistan has increased the volume of sugar eligible for an export subsidy from 500,000 metric tons....
January 24, 2018
Pakistan is a small but growing market for imported consumer food products and the small modern retail sector is growing slowly.
June 28, 2016
On June 16, 2016, the Government of India (GOI) introduced a 20-percent export tax on raw and white sugar (Customs Notification No. 37/2016) in response to higher international sugar prices.
June 28, 2016
The Government of India’s (GOI) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published on their website guidelines on product approvals.
May 3, 2016
Post’s out-year production forecast for Indian centrifugal sugar in marketing year (MY) 2016/17 (Oct-Sept) is 25.5 million metric tons (MMT), a decline of 2.2 MMT from MY 2015/16.
May 2, 2016
Pakistan exported 275,000 metric tons of sugar during the first three months of 2016 with the help of an export subsidy of $124 per metric ton.
January 8, 2016
India's Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved a sugarcane production subsidy of INR 4.50 per quintal for sugarcane crushed during MY 2015/16 (Oct-Sept).
January 7, 2016
The Government of Pakistan has approved a sugar export subsidy of $124 per metric ton to cover exports of up to 500,000 metric tons through March 31, 2016.
October 14, 2015
The centrifugal sugar production for marketing year (MY) 2015/16 is forecast at 28.5 million metric tons (MMT), six percent below last year.
October 9, 2015
Sugar production is forecast at 5.4 million metric tons, up slightly from a year ago.
July 6, 2015
The Government of Pakistan recently increased the sugar import tariff from 20 to 40 percent in an effort to shield its domestic industry from imports as domestic prices rise...
June 22, 2015
The Government of India’s (GOI) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published on their website guidelines on product approvals.
May 8, 2015
The report includes information that has been garnered during travel within Kazakhstan, reported in the local media, or offered by host country officials and agricultural analysts.
April 24, 2015
Post forecast that India will produce surplus centrifugal sugar for the sixth consecutive year.