Sugar export capped to avert a spike: Govt
- Food secretary Sudhanshu Pandey said India was seeing record sugar production and that the restriction was precautionary
The Union government capped sugar exports at 100 lakh metric tonnes (LMT) from 1 June, anticipating a surge in demand during the upcoming festive season that could have driven prices higher. Food secretary Sudhanshu Pandey said on Wednesday that India was seeing record sugar production and that the restriction was precautionary.
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