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,.