Sugar prices rose by Rs 20 per quintal at the wholesale market in the national capital today on scattered buying by bulk consumers and retailers amid higher rates by mills.
Marketmen said buying by retailers, stockists and bulk consumers helped sweetener prices to rise.
However, prices of government and co-operative mills sugar were comparatively lower as the government measures to keep prices below Rs 40 per kilo during the festivals.
Sugar ready M-30 and S-30 prices quoted higher by Rs 25 each to end at Rs 3,900-4,025 and Rs 3,890-4,015 per quintal.
Mill delivery M-30 and S-30 prices also asked higher by Rs 20 each to finish at Rs 3,560-3,710 and Rs 3,550-3,700 per quintal.
In the millgate section, sugar Kinnoni, Dorala and Khatulise by Rs 20 each to Rs 3,710, Rs 3,620 and Rs 3,680 per quintal.
Sugar Mawana, Asmoli, Budhana, Simbholi and Dhanora also moved up by Rs 10 each to Rs 3,640, Rs 3,660, Rs 3,610, Rs 3,690 and Rs 3,610 per quintal.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs per quintal)
Sugar retail markets – Rs 37.00-41.00 per kg.
Sugar ready: M-30 Rs 3,900-4,025, S-30 Rs 3,890-4,015.
Mill delivery: M-30 Rs 3,560-3,710, S-30 Rs 3,550-3,700.
Sugar millgate (including duty): Mawana Rs 3,640, Kinnoni Rs 3,710, Asmoli Rs 3,660, Dorala Rs 3,620, Budhana Rs 3,610, Thanabhavan Rs 3,600, Dhanora Rs 3,610, Simbholi Rs 3,690, Khatuli Rs 3,680, Dhampur Rs 3,580, Ramala Rs 3,560, Anupshaher Rs 3,570, Baghpat Rs 3,570, Morna Rs 3,580, Sakoti Rs 3,600, Chandpur Rs 3,570, Nazibabad Rs 3,580 and Malakpur Rs N.T.