Domestic production of vegetable ghee during last five months of current financial year decreased by 3.40 percent, whereas output of cooking oil increased by 3.69 percent as compared the manufacturing of corresponding period of last year.
During the period from July-November 2020, domestic production of vegetable ghee was recorded at 583,507 metric tons as compared the output of 604,065 metric tons of same period of last year. Meanwhile, domestic output of cooking oil was recorded at 180,961 metric tons during the period under review as compared the production of 174,580 metric tons of same period of last year.
On month on month basis the productions of above mentioned commodities witnessed 0.21 percent and 4.27 percent growth in November 2020 as against the corresponding month of last year In November 2020, 125,276 tons of vegetable ghee manufactured as against the production of 125,012 tons of same month of last year. Meanwhile, local production of cooking oil was registered at 39,030 tons in November 2020 as compared the manufacturing of 37,471 tons of of same month last year. —APP