Edible oil output grew 11.62%, ghee 3.37% in six months


Domestic output of cooking oil and vegetable ghee during the first six months of the current financial year grew by 11.62 percent and 3.37 percent respectively as compared to the production of the corresponding period last year.

During the period from July-December, 2022-23, about 252,563 metric tons of coking oil were manufactured locally as compared to the manufacturing of 226,267 metric tons of the same period of last year.

Meanwhile, 737,461 metric tons of vegetable ghee were also produced and manufactured in order to fulfill the domestic requirements as well as for exporting as against the production of 713,442 metric tons in the same period of last year, according to the data of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.