Brazil: Brazil escalates WTO dispute over India sugar subsidies
DATE 13Jul 2019

The Brazilian government said it had asked the World Trade Organization to establish a panel aimed at resolving its dispute over Indian sugar subsidies, according to a joint statement by the foreign and agriculture ministries. The WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body is expected to take up Brazil’s request at its meeting scheduled for July 22, the… Read More »

India: TVS launches India’s first ethanol based bike
DATE 13Jul 2019

Chennai-based TVSNSE 0.56 % Motor Company Friday launched the country’s first ethanol-powered motorcycle TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi E100 to help bring down crude imports and reduce air pollution. The special edition will be available in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh at Rs 120,000. TVS Motor Company Chairman Venu Srinivasan said, “Today, the two-wheeler industry is looking… Read More »

Uganda: Museveni Urges Millers to Grow Own Sugarcane
DATE 13Jul 2019

President Museveni has said sugarcane prices will continue going down because “there is nothing government can do” and advised millers to grow their own sugarcane. Mr Museveni was on Wednesday evening addressing journalists from Busoga Sub-region at Jinja State Lodge as part of his countrywide wealth creation tour. The President’s declaration follows a drop in… Read More »

India: Want to create local ethanol economy of Rs 2 lakh crore, says Nitin Gadkari
DATE 13Jul 2019

To cut down the import dependency and reduce the levels of pollution in the country, Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari on Friday advocated to capitalize on locally produced ethanol fuel. India is spending close to Rs 7 lakh crore on the import of crude oil, he said, adding that it’s high time that the country… Read More »