While pharmaceutical grade sugar include sucrose, specialty sugar include sugar cubes, sugar sachets (white and brown), castor sugar, light brown sugar, icing sugar, candy sugar, rainbow sugar. These varieties 'would not be subject to registration requirement', the report added.
The Government if India has relaxed the procedure for export of pharmaceutical grade and specialty sugar, according to a PTI report.
Export of pharmaceutical grade sugar and specialty sugar will not be required to be registered with Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), the commerce ministry was quoted as saying by the report in a notification. However the report, citing the communique said that every other type of sugar would continue to be subject to registration with the DGFT before export.