Sugar output down 24% at 141 lakh tonne during Oct-Jan of 2019-20 market yr

ISMA has pegged the country's sugar production at 260 lakh tonne for 2019-20


Press Trust of India New Delhi
India's sugar production declined 24 per cent to 14.1 million tonne during October-January period of the current marketing year because of fall in output in major producing state Maharashtra, according to industry body ISMA.

Sugar production stood at 18.55 lakh tonne in the year-ago period.

The sugar marketing year runs from October to September.

First Published: Feb 03 2020 | 4:16 PM IST

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