Sugar prices fall below Rs 3,000 a quintal despite govt’s bailout measures

Business Standard – 17 January 2018: Sugar prices have fallen below Rs 3,000 a quintal for the first time in this crushing season due to intensified competition among mills. Mills in Maharashtra on Tuesday quoted Rs 2,990 a quintal for…

Limited stock pushes price of sugarcane to Rs 100 on Pongal

Times of India – 16 January 2018, TRICHY: As part of the city corporation’s digitisation drive, all junior engineers (JE) with the civic body have been provided with a tablet computer each to identify and address the complaints lodged by…

Sugar prices slip on ample stock, weak demand

Times of India – 11 January 2018: New Delhi Sugar prices dropped by Rs 80 per quintal at the wholesale market in the national capital today following mounting stocks on persistent supplies from mills amid limited offtake by stockists and…

Sugar stockholding limit scrapped to keep prices under control

Business Standard – 20 December 2017: India has scrapped limits on the quantity of sugar that traders can keep, a government statement said on Tuesday, indicating higher output in the year that began in October. India, the world’s top sugar…

Removal of stockholding limit to help sugar traders stock more, aid prices: Experts

Moneycontrol.com – 20 December 2017: Sugar stocks are buzzing on news that the government will scrap the stockholding limit on sugar traders. The stockholding limit currently on the traders is about 500 tonnes of sugar that he can keep on…

Buying by stockists likely to push up sugar prices

Business Standard – 20 December 2017: Sugar prices are likely to rebound in the short term due to fresh buying from stockists, after the lifting of stockholding limits and a gradual decline in distress selling by some mills in Uttar…

Sugar shares gain; Thiru Arooran, Kesar Enterprises, Uttam Sugar up 8%

Business Standard – 19 December 2017: Shares of sugar companies were in focus and rallied up to 8% on the bourses after Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said the buying interest is improving, while the stock holding limit on traders has also been removed,…

Sugar prices fall on ample stock

Times of India – 14 December 2017:  Sugar prices recorded a modest fall of up to Rs 15 per quintal at the wholesale market in the national capital today following mounting stocks on constant supplies from mills amid scattered buying…

Sugar shares in focus: Dwarikesh Sugar up 10% on heavy volumes

Bussiness Standard – 6 December 2017: Shares of sugar companies have moved higher by up to 10% on the BSE on back of heavy volumes.Dwarikesh Sugar Industries, Triveni Engineering Industries, Ugar Sugar Mills, Uttam Sugar Mills, Dhampur Sugar, Simbhaoli Sugar…

Sugar declines on low demand, ample stocks

Times of India – 1 December 2017: New Delhi Weak conditions prevailed at the wholesale sugar market in the national capital today owing to slack demand from bulk consumers as well as retailers. Marketmen said besides easing demand from bulk…