Amadeusz Juskowiak

Indian sugar output rises in first four months

Indias sugar output to January 31 in the 198687 season OctoberSeptember rose to 366 mln tonnes from 346 mln in the same 198586 period the Indian Sugar Mills Association said

Total offtake in the first four months of the current year was 271 mln tonnes including 241000 tonnes imported for domestic use and 4000 tonnes for export against 281 mln tonnes including 993000 imported for domestic use and 3000 tonnes for export in the corresponding period of 198586

Factory stocks at endJanuary were 305 mln tonnes 96000 imported against 313 mln 96000 imported a year earlier

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