India is estimated to have exported 3.68 million tonne of sugar in the ongoing 2018-19 marketing year so far, PTI reported, citing latest data from India Sugar Trade Association (AISTA).
The government has allowed to export surplus 5 million tonne of sugar in the current 2018-19 marketing year (October-September) for which subsidy is also being provided. Last year, the country had managed to export only 500,000 tonne of sweetener.
According to the India Sugar Trade Association (AISTA), the country has shipped 3.14 million tonne of sugar and the rest 544,635 tonne was in transit till September 9.
Of the total sugar exported, raw sugar was 1.49 million tonne and white 1.53 million tonne.