Sugar Export

  • Pawar pressure works, govt liberalises sugar export policy May 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The government in a high level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh decided to free sugar exports by removing quantitative restrictions in order to expedite shipments of the sweetener. This came after Agriculture Minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar shot off an angry letter terming the UPA's...
  • Govt removes quantity curbs on sugar exports May 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The government on Wednesday decided to free sugar exports by removing quantitative restrictions in order to expedite shipments of sweetener and also scrapped the minimum export price (MEP) on onion. The government also decided to constitute a committee, headed by Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) Chairman C Rangarajan,...
  • Poll panel slams Pawar's sugar talk April 5, 2007

    New Delhi: Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar flouted the model code of conduct for UP elections by announcing a relief package for sugar mills, the Election Commission has said. Pawar had on March 26 announced that the Centre had approved a relief package of Rs.8.5 billion for sugar exports. The Election Commission...
  • Government lifts ban on sugar exports June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: The Government lifted the ban on sugar exports on Thursday in view of the high domestic production, projected to be about 240 lakh tonnes in the current season. "We have got firm estimates of production for the sugar year. We have taken into account all these facts and...