Expedite sugar export policy, need to do 8 mn tonnes next yr: ISMA to govt

The apex sugar body has urged the govt to not experiment with a new export system

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Sanjeeb MukherjeeSubhayan Chakraborty New Delhi
The Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) has requested the government to expedite the sugar export policy, stating that at least eight million tonnes of exports are necessary in the sugar marketing season 2022-23.

Speaking at an event organised by ISMA, Vivek Pittie, Director, Harinagar Mills in Mumbai and a member of ISMA, said the industry body believes the government should allow any of the prevalent systems for sugar exports.

"The sugar export policy can adopt either the system that was prevalent in season 2020-21 or under the Open General License (OGL) system prevalent in season 2021-22," he said.

"Both systems

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First Published: Sep 21 2022 | 5:55 PM IST

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