Country produced nearly 60,000 tonnes sugar in last fiscal, Amu tells JS

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SANGSAD BHABAN, Nov 15, 2017 (BSS) – Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu today said the country has produced nearly 60,000 tonnes sugar in the last fiscal 2016-2017.

“The 15 sugar mills across the country produced 59,984.55 tonnes sugar in 2016-2017 fiscal,” the minister said this while replying to a query made by treasury bench lawmaker Nizam Uddin Hazari of Feni-2 at the house here.

The production cost of per kilogram sugar is Taka 175 while the ex-mill selling price of per kg sugar is Taka 60.

The selling price of per kg packet sugar is Taka 65 and maximum retail price of per kg sugar has been fixed at Taka 70.

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