Indian sugar production down.

 
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Sugar mills in the country have produced 45.81 lakh tonnes of sugar till December 15, nearly 35 percent less than the 70.54 it produced in the corresponding period the previous sugar season, said a statement from the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) on Wednesday.

Currently, 406 mills crush sugarcane, as against 473 mills the same period last season. Sugar production in Uttar Pradesh, the No 1 sugar-producing State, was 21.25 lt, nearly 12 per cent more than the 18.94 in the corresponding period...

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