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SC orders sugar millers to pay dues by today

PAR Jun 14, 2018 0

LAHORE: Chief Justice Saqib Nisar on Wednesday remarked that the people “eligible” to reside in government houses were kept waiting while “ineligible”...

Flood-hit sugarcane farmers brace for huge losses as prices slump

PAR Jun 1, 2018 0

Cane growers around Ingham are struggling under the dual burden of plummeting sugar prices and the ongoing impact of the disastrous March floods. Two...

Why bumper sugar production in Maharashtra is worrying farmers

PAR May 28, 2018 0

Maharashtra’s sugarcane crushing season has come to an end with the highest ever sugar production at 107 lakh tonne. Though the record-breaking produc...

Indian Farmer Outfits still protesting over Pakistan’s Sugar Import

PAR May 21, 2018 0

In Bareilly, various farmer societies have protested Union government’s decision for import of Pakistani sugar. Members of the Bhartiya Kisan Union (A...

Sugar import from Pakistan miniscule compared to India's total import: Commerce Min

PAR May 17, 2018 0

India imported 1,908 tn sugar or 1.6 percent of the country’s total import of the sweetener from Pakistan during April-May of the current financial ye...

Political protest in Maharashtra to oppose import of sugar from Pakistan

PAR May 15, 2018 0

National Congress Party (NCP) workers and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena strongly opposed import of sugar from Pakistan for sale in India. The activists r...

World sugar exporters prep review of India, EU, Pakistan support programs

PAR May 10, 2018 0

The world’s top sugar exporters have initiated a legal review of government supports in the European Union, India and Pakistan that may violate World...

CCP issues opinion on competition concerns in the sugar sector of Pakistan

PAR May 8, 2018 0

The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has recommended measures to the federal and provincial governments for making the sugar industry more eff...

Sugar exports by Pakistan in March is historical high

PAR May 3, 2018 0

The country exported almost 250,000 tonnes of Sugar during the month of March 2017/18 season which is the highest monthly total ever. This compares wi...

Government considering reducing sugar export subsidy

PAR Apr 19, 2018 0

Economic managers of Pakistan are mulling over reducing the billions of rupees worth of subsidy that mighty sugar millers have received on exports at...

Sugar mill 'belonging to Sharifs' relatives', others ordered to pay dues to farmers

PAR Apr 13, 2018 0

The court was hearing the case on 103 petitions, including those from the farmers. The petitioners had named Punjab government, cane commissioner and...

Sindh government fails to recover Rs87.504m from 19 sugar mills

PAR Mar 22, 2018 0

KARACHI: Although there is a clash between the sugar mills’ mafia and the poor growers over the sugarcane rate, the Sindh government seems reluctant t...

Govt decides to scrap sugarcane support price

PAR Mar 22, 2018 0

The federal government has decided to do away with the support price mechanism for sugarcane crop and come up with a new pricing system that is linked...

Centre says no to extending PDS sugar subsidy to all

PAR Mar 20, 2018 0

The Union government has turned down the request of the State government for extending the coverage of subsidised sugar to all priority household ca...

Raw sugar falls to two-year low, coffee edges up

PAR Mar 20, 2018 0

LONDON: Raw sugar futures fell to the lowest level in more than two years on Monday as rising production in Asia added to concerns about oversupply....