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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....
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....
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.
October 19, 2017
Sugar production is forecast at a record 6.5 million metric tons for 2017/18, up 6 percent from the initial forecast of 6 million tons due to an increase in area, better cane yields....
April 10, 2017
Sugar production is forecast at a record six million metric tons for 2017/18. Sugar has emerged as a favored crop among farmers who value the government established procurement price....
December 16, 2016
Pakistan is a small but growing market for imported consumer food products and the small modern retail sector is growing slowly.
October 5, 2016
Sugar production is forecast at 5.4 million metric tons, up slightly from a year ago.
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 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 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...
April 17, 2015
Pakistan’s sugar stocks are on the rise as several years of robust production have boosted stocks of sugar.
February 27, 2015
Pakistan’s cabinet-level Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) authorized Rs. 6.5 billion ($65 million) to facilitate the export of sugar from stocks that are currently with sugar mills.
November 26, 2014
The Government of Pakistan has increased the tariff on sugar imports from zero to 20 percent and authorized an export quota of 500,000 metric tons.
October 7, 2014
The soon-to-be-harvested sugarcane crop was largely unaffected by recent flooding.