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Anilesh S Mahajan
New Delhi, June 12, 2018
The government's bailout package for sugarcane farmers is a disappointing short-term measure. It came right after the BJP's defeat in the Kairana Lok Sabha bypoll in Uttar Pradesh.


BusinessToday.In
June 8, 2018
Speculative buying pushed sugar prices by Rs 200 per quintal at wholesale market in national capital on Friday. According to reports, supply from sugar mills remained thin amid brisk demand.


Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, June 8, 2018
Crisil states that the package will be enough to clear only 40 per cent of the Rs 22,000 crore cane price arrears sugar mills owe to sugar cane farmers.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 6, 2018
The government has also increased minimum selling price (ex-mill sale price) to Rs 29 per kg from Rs 25 per kg. The centre would create a buffer stock of 3 million tonnes of the excess sugar, and has allotted Rs 1,200 crore for this purpose.


PTI
June 5, 2018



PTI
New Delhi, June 4, 2018
The Food Ministry has proposed creation of a buffer stock of 3 million tonnes of sugar. The carrying cost of the sweetener would be borne by the government, which is estimated to cost the exchequer around Rs 1,300 crore.


PTI
June 4, 2018



Naveen Mathur
July 27, 2015
In the past fortnight, spot gold prices plunged 5.6 per cent to close below $1,000/oz levels while MCX gold prices declined 5.1 per cent to close at Rs 24,731/10 gms.


Mail Today Bureau
New Delhi, June 24, 2014
Further, increased off-take by bulk consumers to meet summer season demand also influenced prices.


Reuters
New Delhi, December 18, 2013
Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said this month the government was considering giving sugar mills as much as $1.17 billion in interest-free loans to help them pay cane growers, plus additional incentives to encourage them to produce raw sugar.


PTI
New Delhi, December 11, 2013
Food Minister K V Thomas expressed concern about the slump in domestic sugar prices that has not created cash flow and profitability issues for sugar mills but led to pendency of cane payments to growers.


PTI
New Delhi, November 28, 2013
Worried over farmer backlash over sugar mills not buying standing sugarcane crops, the Akhilesh Yadav government announced waiver of entry tax and purchase tax to soften the high procurement price.


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