Skip to main content

India pitches for sugar exports to China

Indian Embassy in Beijing organised a seminar on promoting exports of Indian sugar to China.

Sub Category:

China is a major consumer and importer of sugar, while India has emerged as major producer and exporter of sugar. In order to tap the rich Chinese market, Indian Embassy in Beijing, today, organised a seminar on promoting exports of Indian sugar to China. Around 25 Chinese companies representing major stakeholders in China’s sugar industry like important sugar refiners, importers and traders participated in the workshop. The China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), China Sugar Association (CSA) and COFCO Sugar also participated in this workshop. From India, Gaurav Goel, President, Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA); Abinash Verma, Director General, ISMA and Adhir Jha, CEO, Indian Sugar Exim Corporation (ISEC) presented a strong case for exporting Indian sugar to China.
 
Speaking on this occasion, Prashant S. Lokhande, Economic and Commercial Counsellor at Indian Embassy in China, elaborated on growing economic and commercial engagements between the two countries and assured the Chinese companies that India would emerge as a major sugar-trading partner for China with consistent policies and quality product.
 
Abinash Verma gave a detailed presentation on strength of India’s sugar sector. It is expected that, this first-ever seminar would give impetus to tapping the huge Chinese sugar market.
 
The ISMA delegation also called on the Ambassador of India to China, Gautam Bambawale. He informed that sugar exports was also discussed during the informal summit between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President, held in Wuhan in April this year. He extended full support of Embassy of India and its Consulates in China in promoting India’s sugar exports to China and suggested to have a similar seminar in Guangzhou in the coming three months.
 

3 Votes with an average with 4.4

Related Story

Kumbh Mela: Here’s how tribal women in Kheri saw a turnaround

Ramkali aka Kalia Devi, a Rana Tharu tribe lady, living in Balera village, surrounded by the jungles of Dudhwa National Park in Lakhimpur Kheri district in Uttar Pradesh, at her 50s, has brought…

Kumbh Mela: Makeshift hospital treats 50,000 patients in a week

Magnificently, a 100-bed makeshift hospital, known as Central Hospital in sector - 2 in Prayagraj Kumbh Mela has, so far, in one week treated over 50,000 patients. The patients are largely the…

Paush Purnima: Congregation of beliefs in Kumbh Mela

Ram Rekhan Mishra, from Kohanduar, 20 km north of Pratapgarh town in Uttar Pradesh, travels to over 60 km to Phaphamau on the day of Purnima, every month to take a dip in the ‘holy’ Ganges. By…