Financial Express – 20 April 2018: Mills are losing as much as Rs 63 on purchases of each quintal of cane at the benchmark price fixed by the Centre, based on the Rangarajan panel’s linkage formula, which is the root…

नवभारत टाइम्स – 20 APril 2018: गोंडा : जनपद की चीनी मिलों द्वारा गन्ना मूल्य भुगतान में की जा रही देरी को संज्ञान में लेते हुए जिलाधिकारी जेबी सिंह ने सख्ती दिखाई। उन्होंने चीनी मिल प्रतिनिधियों को कड़ी चेतावनी देते…

Times of India – 20 April 2018, MUMBAI: It’s always been known as the land of politically powerful sugar barons, with many becoming chief ministers and cabinet ministers. Yet this year, Maharashtra has broken a record and touched the highest…

Business Line – 20 April 2018: The Government should stop encouraging sugarcane cultivation to the point of undermining industry viability. Sugarcane price cannot be increased without considering sugar price, say industry representatives. As sugarcane arrears mount in most production centres…

Economics Times –  19 April 2018: Pune : Despite government making it mandatory for sugar mills to export 2 million tonne sugar in 2017-18 marketing year as per the quota allocated to individual mills,India has not started sugar export due…

Business Today – 18 April 2018: For the Indian sugar industry, struggling to withstand the twin shocks of surplus sugarcane production and falling prices, there could be more trouble in the offing. The latest World Economic Outlook of International Monetary…

The Tribune – 18 April 2018: Sugarcane farmers have accused the Centre and the state of jeopardising the interests of cane growers by slow crushing, delayed payments and import of sugar. Satpal Kaushik, former general secretary of the state Congress…

Financial Express – 18 April 2018: Sugar production this year (2017-18) is expected to touch 30 million tons, an all-time high. With such a record production, comes a host of problems—the most important one being non-payment of “cane dues” to…

Business Line – 17 April 2018: The country’s sugar production has touched a record 29.98 million tonnes (mt) till April 15 in the current season on higher sugarcane output, resulting in arrears to farmers burgeoning to ₹20,000 crore, according ISMA….

Moneycontrol.com – 17 April 2018: Cane arrears in India could leap to a record 250 billion rupees ($3.8 billion) in 2017-18 as a drop in sugar prices to their lowest level in 28 months made it difficult for mills to…