production is pegged lower by 2.18 per cent to 30.5 million tonnes in the ongoing 2021-22 season, as a record 3.4 million tonnes of sugar
will get diverted towards production of ethanol, the Indian Sugar
Mills Association (ISMA) said on Thursday.
The country will need to continue exporting about 6 million tonnes of surplus sugar in the 2021-22 season (October-September), it added. Sugar output
was at 31.18 million tonnes in the 2020-21 season.
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