ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Sour Sugar

SUGAR import from Pakistan has become one of the livelier issues in the Lok Sabha elections. Of course, the sugar industry has been opposing import of sugar, which was put on the OGL and freed from licensing requirements in 1994, from any source on the ground that domestic production is sufficient to meet requirements. This may be true of the 1998-99 sugar season ending this month, but it is a fact that in the 1997-98 season, which is when imports gathered momentum, production was 12-15 per cent short of consumption. In response to the industry

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