ChiniMandi, Mumbai: Wednesday 18th August 2021
GOI releases estimated balance sheet for sugar season 2021-22. In a notification issued on the 18th day of 2021, the Department of Food & Public Distribution released an advisory to the Indian sugar industry regarding the upcoming sugar season 2021-22.
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Domestic Market Scenario:
The market sentiments have remained positive. Sugar prices in Gujarat & Tamil Nadu have been taking an upward trend. The market in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh have seen sugar prices taking a cool down. Transportation issues in states of Maharashtra and Karnataka have brought the market down.
State wise Prices as on 18th August 2021:
◾ Maharashtra: S/30 Sugar rates from millers are ₹3310 to ₹3375/Qntl. whereas M/30 is at ₹3400 to 3550/Qntl.
◾ Karnataka : S/30 Sugar rates were ₹3325 to 3425/Qntl. whereas M/30 is at ₹3425 to 3575/Qntl.
◾ Uttar Pradesh: The rate for M/30 is ₹3530 to 3540/Qntl.
◾ Gujarat: S/30 Sugar rates are ₹3471 to 3511/Qntl. whereas M/30 rates are at ₹3601 to 3651/Qntl.
◾ Tamil Nadu: S/30 Sugar rates are ₹3600 to 3625/Qntl. whereas M/30 rates are at ₹3650/Qntl.
(All the above rates are excluding GST)
Sugar prices have been skyrocketing since a couple of days. On Tuesday settled mixed owing to a weakness in crude oil and the Brazilian real. London White Sugar closed at $501.40/ton up $5.10 whereas New York Sugar closed at 20.02 cents per pound, down 0.01 points.
Market Today :
The London White Sugar front month contract is trading at $507.90/tn whereas the New York Sugar front month contract is trading at 20.18/lb.
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Currency, Commodity & Indian Indices: The rupee traded against the US dollar at 74.238 whereas USD was trading with BRL at 5.2961 Crude futures traded at Rs.4994, Crude WTI traded at $67 a barrel. Sensex closed 162.78 points lower at 55,629.49 whereas Nifty ended 45.75 points lower at 16,568.85.