INDIA: Coops oppose any further extension to raw sugar imports April 18, 2017 Sugaronline | Cooperative sugar mills have opposed any further duty-free raw sugar imports or extension of the time limit for import of the already allowed 500,000 metric tonnes quantity beyond June 30, according to the... Read More
April 17, 2017 Erwin P. Nicavera (SunStar Bacolod) | THE call to boycott Coca-Cola products sends a strong message from among the sugar industry stakeholders, particularly the sugarcane planters in the province, the chief of Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) said. SRA Chief Anna Rosario Paner... Read More
April 17, 2017 Sugaronline | The government has extended the deadline for import of 500,000 metric tonnes of raw sugar till June-end from the current June 12 timeline, according to the Press Trust of India newspaper. Earlier this month, the government had allowed import at zero duty to boost... Read More
April 17, 2017 Sugaronline | A couple of Uttar Pradesh-based large sugar mills are planning to participate in the raw sugar import programme to extend operations of their refineries despite risk on profit margins due to high inland transportation cost from the designated ports to the refinery,... Read More
April 17, 2017 Sugaronline | Brazil's RenovaBio, a program being prepared by the Federal Government to incentivize the use of biofuels domestically, should be successful to improve ethanol competitiveness versus gasoline, said the chairman at sugarcane industry association UNICA, Pedro Mizutani,... Read More