The country has produced nearly 60,000 tonnes of sugar in the last fiscal 2016-2017, said Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu.
"The 15 sugar mills across the country produced 59,984.55 tonnes sugar in 2016-2017 fiscal," the minister said.
He was while replying to a query made by treasury bench lawmaker Nizam Uddin Hazari of Feni-2 in Parliament on Wednesday.
The production cost of per kg sugar is Taka 175.
According to BSS, 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.