India. Sugar output reaches 6.6 million tonnes so far, 22.5 million tonnes in 2016-17


Sugar production has touched 6.6 million tonnes so far during the 2016-17 marketing year and is estimated to fall at 22.5 million tonnes by September next.

Sugar production of India, the world's second largest producer and biggest consumer, stood at 25.1 million tonnes during 2015-16 marketing year (October-September).

"During the current sugar season 2016-17, the sugar mills of the country have commenced the crushing operation smoothly and have produced about 66 lakh  ..


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