India: Sugar factory yet to disburse ?21.70 crore arrears to farmers
DATE 21Nov 2020

Irked by the inordinate delay in disbursing ?21.70 crore arrears to be paid to the farmers by a sugar factory in the district for the sugarcane procured from them, the district administration has sought clarification from the Tamil Nadu Government on the action to be taken against the erring company. As the Vasudevanallur-based Dharani Sugars… Read More »

Uganda: Bobi Wine is misguided on Sugarcane growing in Busoga
DATE 21Nov 2020

Recently, while on his campaign trail, presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, alias, Bobi Wine said the problem of Busoga is sugarcane growing. This allegation has been raised by many and no longer holds sway when it comes to weighing Busoga’s options and standing on the national economic scale.

India: Little time left for sugar cos as govt mum on export sops
DATE 21Nov 2020

Time is running out for sugar exporters. With no export policy almost two months into the new season, they are a fretful lot. While the Centre had announced a subsidy of 10.5 rupees a kg on 6 mln tn of exports almost a month before the last season began, a series of meetings on the issue between the food, commerce… Read More »

South Africa: Domestic sugar demand could cut Brazil exports
DATE 21Nov 2020

Brazil is seeing an unrivalled surge in domestic demand for sugar, as an added appetite within the world’s largest producer is aggravating woes for a world struggling from shortfalls. Mills in Brazil’s Center-South region, which account for 90% of the nation’s sugar production, sold almost 10% more of the commodity to the domestic market from April… Read More »

India: India’s Import Of Crude Oil Will Reduce In Coming Years With 20% Ethanol Blending
DATE 21Nov 2020

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution noted in a latest update that in next few years with 20% ethanol blending with petrol, Government will be able to reduce import of crude oil, a step towards being Atma Nirbhar in the Petroleum sector and this will also help in increasing the income of farmers… Read More »