Indian sugar industry wants higher prices while minister calls for balance with ethanol

December 20, 2016 |

In India, while the national sugar industry is calling for high sugar prices to ensure economic viability at mills, the transportation minister who has been a long-time supporter of the transition to biofuels is instead calling for a balance that would include increased ethanol production rather than putting all of the pressure on sugar prices to keep mills afloat. The minister is leading a push towards second-generation ethanol and has called on the industry to support that shift.

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