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India Likely To Raise Sugar Import Tax To 50 per cent

India, the world's biggest sugar consumer, is likely to raise import duty on the sweetener to 50 percent from 40 percent in an attempt to restrict cheaper flow of the commodity from overseas

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No Plans To Allow Extra Sugar Imports, Says Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan

India, the world's biggest sugar consumer, has no plans to allow extra imports of the sweetener as stocks held in mills will suffice, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said

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Sugar Prices To Remain Firm Due To Deficit Situation: ICRA

Domestic sugar prices are likely to remain firm in the near term on account of the expectations of a decline in production and deficit situation in the domestic and global markets, rating agency ICRA said

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Sugar Output Down 5.3 Per Cent, Says Trade Body

A drop in production could lift local prices and prompt the world's second-biggest consumer to allow duty-free imports of the sweetener

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Maharashtra's Sugar Output Drops As Mills Close Early

India's top sugar producing state of Maharashtra has so far produced 27 per cent less sugar than a year ago as nearly a third of the total mills have stopped crushing due to cane shortage

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India Has No Plan To Cut Sugar Import Tax For Now: Ram Vilas Paswan

India, the world's biggest sugar consumer, is not considering to cut import duty on the sweetener at least in the near term

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Maharashtra Sugar Mills Shut Early As Drought Hits Cane Crop

Sugar mills in Maharashtra typically operate between November to April, but this year cane supplies have fallen due to back-to-back droughts

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India To Produce Surplus Sugar In 2017-18: Industry Body

The world's biggest consumer of sugar is unlikely to import the sweetener in the 2016-17 marketing year that started on Oct. 1

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PepsiCo Sets Global Target For Sugar Reduction

PepsiCo says the new global target is more ambitious than its previous goal of reducing sugar by 25 per cent in certain drinks in certain markets by 2020

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India Sugar Output To Drop Below Consumption Levels

India's sugar production in the 2016/17 marketing year is likely to drop below consumption levels for the first time in seven years, although ample carry-forward stocks will help the country meet local demand, an industry body said on Wednesday

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Sugar At Rs 100?

The prices of all these products have been rising persistently. Apart from handling short-term panics, the government needs to address this long-term trend

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Export Duty Unlikely To Have Any Major Negative Impact On Profitability Of Sugar Mills: ICRA

The Food and Consumer affairs ministry has implemented a 20 per cent duty on exports with an aim of checking the rise in domestic sugar prices by discouraging exports and thus maintaining adequate domestic sugar supplies

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Export Tax Turns Sugar Stocks Bitter

The move to impose the export duty on sugar followed a meeting of key ministers, chaired by finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday

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