“The [Indian] government left the floor price of sugarcane unchanged for this fiscal year, but increased the subsidy given to sugarcane farmers, thus easing the burden on mill owners… The price includes a government subsidy of Rs65.28 per quintal paid to sugarcane farmers. The subsidy was Rs60 per quintal last year. The government launched the subsidy to provide respite to sugarcane producers.”
Kathmandu Post
1-4-19

“The Indian government on Wednesday announced 5 million mt of mandated sugar exports for the 2018-19 (October-September) season. To aid the exports, the government announced a Rupee 139/mt ($1.9/mt) of sugarcane production subsidy along with a three tier transportation subsidy.”
S&P Global
9-27-18

“India, which is expected to surpass Brazil and become the world´s largest sugar exporter this year, in May approved a subsidy of 55 Indian rupees ($0.7623) per tonne of cane sold. Pakistan, whose sugar production has increased in recent years, in January quadrupled the volume of sugar eligible for export subsidies to 2 million tonnes to reduce excessive domestic supplies.”
The News International
9-13-18

“China will levy extra tariffs on out-of-quota sugar imports from all origins starting from Aug. 1, the Commerce Ministry said on Monday, just over a year after introducing hefty penalties on top growers including Brazil and Thailand.”
Reuters
7-16-18

“The [Egyptian] government actively controls the domestic sugar market through stockpiles and tariffs…”
The National
8 -25-18

“With reference to subsidies to factories, such as Monymusk, over the past two years and the decision by Pan Caribbean not to operate that factory next year, [Jamaica’s Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister] Shaw urged farmers of Clarendon and St Catherine to go ahead and “grow your sugar cane”, assuring them that the Government would take the crop off them next year.”
Jamaica Observer
9-5-2018