Indian Sugar Industry Hails Deregulation Plan

Law360, New York (July 9, 2010, 4:14 PM EDT) -- India's Food and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has said he will consider loosening state control of the sugar industry before next year, ahead of what is projected to be a rebound for the crop, production of which stalled last year due to drought.

Pawar said local sugar associations have been pushing for deregulation of the sector for some time and that by August he should have an expectation of output and will make a recommendation to the cabinet one way or the other, according to New...
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