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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD AND PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION
LOK SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO: 259
ANSWERED ON:  13.03.2018
Export of Sugar
HARISHCHANDRA DEORAM CHAVAN
PANKAJ CHOWDHARY
Will the Minister of



CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD AND PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION be pleased to state:-


(a) the total existing quantum of sugar stocks available presently in the country;
(b) whether sugar is being exported from the country and if so, the names of countries to which sugar has been exported during the last three years along with the quantum of sugar imported by these countries from India; and
(c) the steps being taken by the Government to export sugar to these countries in case of more production of sugar in the country and the assistance given to the sugar exporters by the Government in this regard along with the outcome thereof


ANSWER
MINISTER OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION
(SHRI RAMVILAS PASWAN)
(a)to (c): A Statement is laid on the table of the House.
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STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) to (c) OF THE STARRED QUESTION NO. 259 DUE FOR ANSWER ON 13.03.2018 IN THE LOK SABHA.
(a): The total sugar stocks in the country as on 28.02.2018, was about 158 Lakh MT.
(b): During current sugar season 2017-18, about 5.5 Lakh MT of sugar has been exported upto 31st January, 2018; out of which, about 99% has been exported under Advance Authorization Scheme (AAS) against equivalent quantity of raw sugar imported at 0% duty in the past. A statement showing country-wise quantum of sugar exported from India to various countries during last three financial years 2014-15 to 2016-17 is given at Annexure.
(c): The Government will take necessary measures at appropriate time to promote export of sugar, if required, depending upon the domestic production/availability of sugar.
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ANNEXURE
ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (b) OF STARRED QUESTION NO.259 DUE FOR ANSWER ON 13.03.2018
Country-wise quantum of sugar exported during
FY 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17
(Quantity in MT)
S.No.
Country
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
1
AFGHANISTAN TIS
-
43,553.00
4,792.00
2
ALBANIA
-
663
-
3
ALGERIA
-
720
428
4
ARMENIA
20
-
-
5
ANGOLA
-
-
3,850.00
6
AUSTRALIA
165.25
182.92
55.61
7
AUSTRIA
-
0.54
0.32
8
BAHARAIN IS
13,089.80
15,116.13
13,982.65
9
BANGLADESH PR
26,030.66
307.34
3,968.53
10
BELIZE
-
-
4.61
11
BELGIUM
6,579.02
13,657.20
13,348.21
12
BHUTAN
15.3
298
630
13
BOTSWANA
-
-
0.02
14
BRUNEI
-
810
0.16
15
BURKINA FASO
-
-
0.03
16
CAMBODIA
-
1,040.00
10.25
17
CAMEROON
310.04
10
18
CANADA
913.31
1,131.37
1,072.80
19
CAPE VERDE IS
-
104
-
20
TAIWAN
0.2
-
108
21
CHINA P RP
0.5
3,782.96
17,100.19
22
COLOMBIA
-
-
0.03
23
COMOROS
655
1,300.00
1,300.00
24
CONGO P REP
23.13
-
-
25
CROATIA
-
3,471.00
612
26
CUBA
0.02
-
-
27
CYPRUS
-
0.1
-
28
CZECH REPUBLIC
-
-
0.77
29
DENMARK
-
0.59
212
30
DJIBOUTI
70,319.00
62,898.00
2,23,803.02
31
EGYPT A RP
-
135
143
32
ETHIOPIA
0.2
75,847.30
-
33
EQUTL GUINEA
-
134
-
34
FIJI IS
9.1
23.07
24.24
35
FRANCE
4.85
2.17
143.38
36
GABON
-
-
3.15
37
GAMBIA
-
-
0.19
38
GEORGIA
2,080.00
23
-
39
GERMANY
471.71
1,318.70
1,351.69
40
GHANA
11.25
548.28
0.03
....2/-
...2...
41
GREECE
2.66
-
-
42
GUADELOUPE
-
1.15
12.1
43
GUINEA
2.05
29.77
1.5
44
HONG KONG
256.24
271.55
139.4
45
INDONESIA
-
400
23
46
IRAN
23,696.00
25,965.00
1,506.50
47
IRAQ
59,292.00
324
-
48
IRELAND
8.05
14.14
7.79
49
ISRAEL
566
2,675.00
69
50
ITALY
0.25
6.74
2,127.08
51
COTE D'' IVOIRE
-
0.01
0.4
52
JAPAN
0.31
0.12
0.86
53
JORDAN
36,740.27
74,780.00
40,024.35
54
KAZAKHSTAN
-
-
0.22
55
KENYA
10,428.13
71,094.05
81,444.64
56
KOREA RP
266
238.02
57
KUWAIT
19,681.06
25,785.80
22,820.05
58
LEBANON
284.8
806.65
-
59
LIBERIA
0.2
-
54
60
MADAGASCAR
1,690.00
9,771.00
15,459.00
61
MALAWI
0.1
0.1
0.11
62
MALAYSIA
983.87
18,373.25
2,316.80
63
MALDIVES
2.11
0.54
1,000.31
64
MARTINIQUE
-
-
3.46
65
MAURITIUS
650.18
3,337.00
1,907.00
66
MYANMAR
1,040.00
11,30,090.25
7,85,123.94
67
MONGOLIA
2.4
-
-
68
MOZAMBIQUE
469.06
0.93
572.24
69
NAMIBIA
260
-
-
70
NEPAL
936.9
11,142.00
15,228.09
71
NETHERLAND
604.72
6,495.38
3,711.74
72
NETHERLANDANTIL
0.23
0.1
-
73
NEW ZEALAND
34.22
90.89
238.34
74
NIGERIA
-
0.25
0.17
75
NORWAY
-
47
23
76
OMAN
4,014.50
20,414.40
11,630.77
77
PAKISTAN IR
260
1,12,470.00
90,055.00
78
PHILIPPINES
0.78
0.05
-
79
TIMOR LESTE
-
-
176.4
80
QATAR
7,433.07
6,040.95
1,715.67
81
REUNION
0.05
1.36
4.5
82
RUSSIA
0.1
-
0.48
83
RWANDA
520
4,160.00
-
84
SAUDI ARAB
83,268.98
97,662.22
70,995.63
85
SERBIA
-
0.02
-
86
SENEGAL
-
0.2
0.17
87
SEYCHELLES
26.87
25.38
4.4
...3/-
...3...
88
SINGAPORE
4,550.85
22,486.07
598.33
89
SOMALIA
2,55,028.98
4,16,176.00
3,03,653.00
90
SOUTH AFRICA
6,190.82
24.59
6,558.09
91
SPAIN
2,922.00
527.65
92
SRI LANKA DSR
1,24,150.66
1,88,430.93
59,322.32
93
ST LUCIA
-
-
0.06
94
SUDAN
4,67,353.97
4,35,038.50
3,16,842.31
95
SURINAME
-
0.04
0.1
96
SWITZERLAND
3.81
7.84
-
97
SYRIA
-
520
-
98
TAJIKISTAN
-
650
-
99
TANZANIA REP
24,351.90
32,071.00
43,477.02
100
THAILAND
0.73
4,160.70
0.47
101
TOGO
-
780
17
102
TRINIDAD
0.01
0.21
0.05
103
TUNISIA
-
13,794.00
-
104
TURKEY
7,540.42
60,087.00
2,257.03
105
UGANDA
780.66
8,890.82
1.84
106
U ARAB EMTS
1,81,613.61
1,19,478.59
1,10,606.87
107
U K
9,826.34
25,299.08
93.01
108
U S A
9,616.12
5,351.75
1,424.76
109
VANUATU REP
-
25
-
110
VIETNAM SOC REP
-
19,738.02
20,385.17
111
SAMOA
7.5
129.5
7.93
112
YEMEN REPUBLC
3,183.89
30,250.00
11,613.00
113
CONGO D. REP.
15.65
1.8
0.01
114
ZAMBIA
0.91
1.46
5.56
115
ZIMBABWE
-
0.3
-
116
OTHERS
16,750.00
-
-
Total
1484821.33
3235926.12
23,12,982.59
Source: Website of Ministry of Commerce
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