International Sugar Journal

India – Sugar mills in the southern states surrender import quota [Registered]

On September 7, the government had allowed import of 3,00,000 tonnes of raw sugar at a concessional 25% import duty to boost supply in southern India. The import quota was allocated to only southern mills. However, a significant portion of the raw sugar import quota allowed to South Indian sugar mills are being surrendered as imports are unviable and the deadline not practical, according to local press reports.

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