ISMA revises India’s sugar output down to 30.2 million tonnes for 2020-21

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India’s sugar output estimate has been revised lower by 8 lakh tonnes to 30.2 million tonnes for the ongoing 2020-21 marketing season (October-September), industry body ISMA said. The output has been estimated after taking into account a likely diversion of about 2 million tonne of cane juice and B-molasses for ethanol production, it said. However, […]

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India’s domestic natural gas output falls by 11% in 2020

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India’s domestic natural gas production fell by 11.4 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) to 27,642 million metric standard cubic metre (mmscm) in 2020 as operations became increasingly unviable for energy production companies with government lowering selling prices. The 2,426 mmscm of natural gas produced in December was however the highest monthly output recorded in the ongoing […]

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India’s sugar production up by 42% in the third quarter of FY21 (Oct-Dec): ISMA

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India’s sugar production increased by 42 per cent year-on-year during October-December period at 110.22 lakh tonnes on higher cane output and an early start of mills in Maharashtra, according to trade data. Sugar marketing year runs from October to September. Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said in a statement that mills produced 110.22 lakh tonnes […]

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Cardamom output in India likely to drop this year due to floods and dry spell: DASD

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Cardamom production in India is likely to fall short in the current season due to the unprecedented floods and subsequent prolonged dry spell experienced in major growing regions in the country, according to the data compiled by the state-run Directorate of Arecanut & Spices Development (DASD), Financial Express reports. India is the second-largest producer of […]

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India’s 2020 soybean output could jump 32% on higher acreage: SOPA

India’s soybean production could jump by 32% in 2020 to 12.25 million tonnes from a year earlier due to higher area under the oilseed and as the yields are expected to rise on ample monsoon rainfall, estimated the Soybean Processors Association of India (SOPA). Increased production of India’s main summer-sown oilseed could help the world’s […]

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