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We will continue to actively look for acquisitions: ITC CMD Sanjiv Puri

In a Q&A, he says that with vaccination picking up pace, consumers will gain confidence and the economy will recover progressively

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Ishita Ayan Dutt  |  Kolkata 



ITC CMD Sanjeev Puri
ITC CMD Sanjeev Puri

The second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic has hit business sentiment, but chairman and managing director, Sanjiv Puri, says that with vaccination picking up pace, consumers will gain confidence and the economy will recover progressively. In an interview to Ishita Ayan Dutt, he says that certain business segments of the company were impacted by the pandemic last year, but recovered in the second half and revenues from the non-cigarettes business – created organically and inorganically– grew 16 per cent on a comparable basis in FY21, which is nearly twice that of the industry peer group average. Edited excerpts:

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First Published: Sun, June 20 2021. 14:55 IST

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