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Follow-up question to AG-IMS ID 92007:

 

a.    Can India indicate for the five years 2011 to 2015 prior to the Nairobi Ministerial meeting the following:

·         Total export of sugar from India per year;

·         Quantity of this which had received export subsidy (federal or state) and the amount spend on these subsidies annually 2011 to 2015.

b.    Can India explain how it sees the increasing subsidy level and increasing quantity of sugar exports to be subsidised to be in line with Nairobi Ministerial Decision paragraphs 9, 10 and 11? In particular how does India see the 2019/20 export programme as respecting paragraph 10: Members shall seek not to raise their export subsidies beyond the average level of the past five years on a product basis"?

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We thank the European Union for their question.

India's export data regarding sugar can be accessed from the web-link: https://commerce-app.gov.in/eidb

Other requisite information will be submitted in India's ES:1 notification, which will be submitted in due course.

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India's sugar policies
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