India's vegetable oil imports dip 13% on sluggish demand in 2019-20: Data

By Mayank Bhardwaj NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's vegetable oil imports fell 13% in the marketing year to October, a leading trade body said on Friday, due to sluggish demand from hotels and restaurants which bore the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic. India imported 13.5 million tonnes of vegetable oils in the 2019-20 oil year, the Solvent Extractors' Association said in a statement.

The country imported 1.27 million tonnes of vegetable oils in October this year, down from 1.48 million tonnes in the same month last year,.

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