India needs 1.5 million tonnes of sugar imports in 2017: Trade group

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13 February 2017
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India, the world's biggest consumer of sugar, will likely need to import around 1.5 million tonnes of the sweetener this 2016/2017 season, the chairman of one of the country's sugar trade associations told Reuters on Monday.

"The timing of the imports will be settled by the government but I personally feel that around 1.5 million tonnes is enough," Praful Vithalani, the chairman of the All India Sugar Trade Association, said in an interview on the sidelines of the Dubai Sugar Confer ..

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