Indian sweets have so far exported 4.25 million tonnes of sweetener in the current 2020-21 marketing year ending in September, with peak shipments to Indonesia, the agency said on Friday. commercial AISTA.
The factories have pledged to export 5.85 million tonnes of sugar so far, up from the 6 million tonnes quota allocated by the Food Ministry in January this year, the Indian Trade Association said. sugar (AISTA) in a press release.
There are around 150,000 tonnes of sugar left to export under the quota and some sugar factories are struggling to locate the small amounts left at the mills, he said and asked the government to publish the non-export quota. shipped left at the mills on May 31st. The sugar campaign runs from October to September.
According to AISTA, the factories exported a total of 4.25 million tonnes of sugar from January 1 to June 7, 2021.
Of the total exports undertaken so far, the maximum exports have been made to Indonesia at 1.40 million tonnes so far this year, followed by Afghanistan at 5 20 905 tonnes and the United Arab Emirates. at 4 36 917 tonnes and in Sri Lanka at 3,24 113 tonnes.
About 3,59,665 tonnes of sugar are being loaded. Another 4 98,462 tonnes are in transit and delivered to port refineries, he said. “The United States has lifted oil restrictions on Iran and there are chances of exporting sugar to Iran. India’s most important sugar exports last year were to Iran, “AISTA President Praful Vithalani said.