Ghee manufacturing reduces 3.63pc, oil increases 9.35pc

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Islamabad

Domestic production of vegetable ghee decreased by 3.63 percent and cooking oil production increased by 9.35 percent during the month of July, as compared the corresponding month of last year.
During the first month of current financial year about 114,167 metric tons vegetable ghee produced as against 118,463 metric tons of same period of last year.
Meanwhile, domestic production of cooking oil increased by 9.35 percent as about 34,731 tons of edible oil manufactured in month of July, as against the production of 31,762 tons of same month of last year, according the Provisional Quantum Index Numbers of Large Scale Manufacturing Industries of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. In month of July, local production of tea blended decreased by 3.32 percent as about 8,446 tons of tea produced as compared the production of 8,736 tons same month of last year, it added.—APP

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