Within the present season, 521 mills operated towards 506 mills which operated final season. As on fifteenth Could, 2022, 405 mills had closed their crushing operations whereas 116 sugar mills had been nonetheless working within the nation. Nevertheless, within the final season 2020-21, 461 mills had closed their crushing operations and solely 45 mills had been working on the corresponding date.
“The online sugar manufacturing with out diversion into ethanol is increased by 58.07 lakh tonnes as in comparison with final 12 months, increased by about 18%. Nevertheless, by way of precise sugar produced after contemplating diversion for manufacturing of ethanol, the distinction in sugar manufacturing is about 44.06 lakh tonnes owing to increased estimated sugar diversion by about 14 lac tons into ethanol this 12 months,” stated ISMA.
ISMA expects a lot of the working factories to shut by the top of this month. Nevertheless, a number of mills might function until first fortnight of June, 2022.
“As per port info and market studies, over 85 lakh tonnes of contracts for export of sugar have already been entered into thus far. Out of this, round 71 lakh tonnes of sugar have been bodily exported overseas until finish of April 2022. In comparison with this 43.19 lakh tonnes of sugar was exported through the corresponding interval final 12 months. Additional, it is usually reported that one other about 8 -10 lakh tonnes of sugar is in pipeline to be bodily exported in Could 2022. ISMA expects over 90 lakh tonnes of export within the present season towards 71.91 lakh tonnes exported in final season,” stated ISMA in a launch.
ISMA has stated that the dom we stick sugar consumption has elevated within the present 12 months.
“As per info furnished by mills and estimations made by ISMA, whole gross sales within the month of April,2022 has been estimated as 23.91 lakh tonnes. Complete gross sales within the present season upto April, 2022 are estimated at 160.05 lakh tonnes towards 152.61 lakh tonnes throughout the identical interval final 12 months. This might imply that gross sales within the present 12 months upto April,2022 are increased by about 7.5 lakh tonnes or about 5% increased than the final 12 months corresponding interval,” stated ISMA.