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Pakistan: Brazil keen to boost bilateral trade with Pakistan-envoy
DATE 27Nov 2018

Brazil was keen to boost bilateral trade with Pakistan as both countries have great potential to enhance trade in many items. This was said by Brazilian Ambassador Claudio Raja Gabaglia Lins, while addressing business community at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI). The deputy head of mission of Brazil Embassy also accompanied him. The… Read More »

India: Souring US ties prompt China to seek sweeter trade with India
DATE 27Nov 2018

The ongoing trade war between China and the US is pushing the Asian powerhouse to sweeten ties with neighboring India.  China’s refiners are considering the purchase of unprecedented amounts of Indian raw sugar, with a delegation visiting the South Asian nation next month to meet mill officials and inspect logistics infrastructure, according to an Indian… Read More »

Singapore: CS Brazil H1 November sugarcane and sugar mix lowest this season-survey
DATE 27Nov 2018

The amount of sugarcane crushed in the first half of November in Brazil’s key Center-South region was expected to be 21.1 million mt, down 10% year on year and 15% lower than the previous two-week period, an S&P Global Platts survey of analysts found Monday.

USA: Should the FDA require front-of-package warnings about sugar?
DATE 27Nov 2018

The American Medical Association wants the Food and Drug Administration to adopt front-of-package warning labels for foods with high levels of added sugars, according to a statement from the group. The AMA also asked the FDA to limit how much added sugar can be allowed in foods making health or nutrition claims on the package. Albert… Read More »

India: Sugarcane farmers agitate
DATE 27Nov 2018

After a daylong agitation by one thousand sugar cane farmers led by Farmers Association President Rajendra Desai in front of the sugar factory protesting against the government insensitiveness to their problems, they withdrew their agitation late evening after the Government (RCS) as well as South Goa MP Adv Narendra Savoikar intervened and gave them written… Read More »