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India's Plans For 20% Ethanol-Blending Will Cut Sugar Subsidy: Report

Higher ethanol output will cut India's sugar production, reducing the need to give incentives for the export of sweetener.

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India's plans to blend 20 per cent ethanol with petrol from April 2023 will help cut sugar export subsidies, Oil Secretary Tarun Kapoor told reporters on Thursday. 

India recently approved a proposal to achieve 20 per cent ethanol-blending with gasoline by 2025, five years ahead of its previous target.

Higher ethanol output will cut India's sugar production, reducing the need to give incentives for the export of sweetener.

(Reuters)

 


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