Dangote Sugar posts N36.27bn profit in 9 months 

Nigeria’s largest sugar refinery, Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc has announced a Profit Before Tax (PBT) of N36.27 billion for the nine months ended September 30, 2022. According to the sugar refiner’s unaudited results posted on the Nigerian Exchange portal, PBT rose by N13.17 billion compared to N23.10 billion posted in the corresponding period in 2022. 

Profit after tax (PAT) rose from N15.51 billion to N24.83 billion while revenue went up from N195.50 billion to N288.32 billion. 

Group managing director, Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, Ravindra Singhvi in his remarks attributed the positive results in the nine months to key trade interventions introduced during the year and  positive market responses. He said, “Our impressive performance in the period demonstrates our resilience in the face of prevalent challenges, which rightly reflected in strong topline growth shown in the financial results.” 

It should be recalled that Dangote Sugar Refinery recorded a profit before tax (PBT) of N29.73 billion for the half year ended June 30, 2022 while profit after tax (PAT) hit N20.24 billion in that period. 

Meanwhile, Dangote Sugar Refinery has continued to implement its sugar backward integration projects plans and the enhancement of its Outgrowers Scheme to support the economic growth of the immediate communities. The aim is to develop a robust outgrower scheme with about 5,000 outgrowers when the projects have fully taken off, in addition to the achievement of other targets of its Sugar for Nigeria Project plan. 

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