Government allocates export quota of 60 LMT to all sugar mills

The Central Government has prioritized the availability of about 275 Lakh Metric Tonnes (LMT) of sugar for domestic consumption, about 50 LMT sugar for diversion to ethanol production, and has a closing balance of about 60 LMT as of 30.09.2023.

Centre allows export of 60 LMT sugar

In order to stabilize sugar prices and also the financial positions of sugar mills in the country, the Centre has allowed the export of sugar up to 60 lakh metric tonnes (LMT) during the sugar season 2022-23.