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The worsening Southern India sugar crisis

By Prerna Sharma Singh

25th September 2019

Tamil Nadu’s sugar industry is hanging on by its fingers nails but hard decisions must be made.

The South Indian Sugar Mills Association says as many as 14 out of 25 pri-vate sugar mills in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu are not likely to commence crushing operations during the next sugar season that starts in October due to cane shortages and liquidity constraints. A deficient monsoon, low cane output and lower...

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