India likely to export 6 million tonnes of sugar in 2019-20: Trade body

Indian mills have contracted to export 5.2 million tonnes of sugar since the current season began on Oct. 1, a leading trade body said on Monday. Mills have already shipped out 4.

5 million tonnes of the sweetener, said Praful Vithalani, president of the All India Sugar Trade Association. Sugar mills have sold about 2.4 million tonnes of raw sugar and around 2 million tones of refined, or white, sugar to 73 countries, with Iran, Somalia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan the top five buyers. With the brisk pace of overseas sales,.

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