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 Govt restrictions on sugar exports come into effect from today 

 

  • India is the largest producer of sugar in the world but also consumes most of the sweetener it produces. 
  • Last week, the Govt decided to put a cap on sugar exports to ensure domestic availability. 
  • Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey said, India's exports have reached a record high in this season and now domestic availability has to be ensured during October - November as consumption increases in the festive season.