Helped by India, Pak, world sugar output set to rise
Written by: Pti
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New Delhi, Jun 18: Buoyed by rise in sugar output in India,
Pakistan, Russia and the EU, global
production of the sweetener is expected to rise by almost 5 per
cent to 172.8 million tonnes (mt) in the 2011-12 marketing season,
United Nation's body FAO has said.
World sugar production stood at 165.1 mt in the 2010-11
marketing year (October-September), Food and Agriculture
Organisation (FAO) said in a report.