Domestic production of vegetable ghee decreases 2.79%

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Islamabad

Domestic production of vegetable ghee during last 10 months of current financial year decreased by 2.79 percent, where as cooking oil increased by 0.21 percent as compared the corresponding period of last year.

During the period from July-April, 2020-21, about 1.187 million tons of vegetable ghee locally manufactured as compared the 1.222 million tons of same period of last year, according the provisional Quantum Index Numbers of Large Scale Manufacturing Industries released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

On month-on-month basis, local manufacturing of vegetable ghee grew by 1.52 percent as 122,476 tons of vegetable ghee produced locally in April, 2021, which was recorded at 120,645 tons in same month of last year, it added Meanwhile, during the period from July-April, 2020-21 about 371, 461 tons of cooking oil produced in order to meet the local consumption as against the output of 370,676 tons of corresponding period of last year, it added.—APP

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