Exports of agricultural and processed food products rose by 14.7 per cent to USD 11.65 billion through the April-October interval on the again of wholesome progress in commodities together with rice, and recent vegetables and fruit, the commerce ministry mentioned on Friday.
The export of rice has elevated to USD 5.28 billion through the first seven months of this fiscal 12 months as towards USD 4.77 billion in April-October 2020, it added.
Similarly, exports of recent vegetables and fruit rose to USD 1.53 billion through the April-October interval of 2021-22 as in contrast to USD 1.37 billion in April-October 2020-21, it mentioned.
Outbound shipments of meat, dairy and poultry products elevated from USD 1.97 billion in April-October 2020 to USD 2.28 billion in April-October 2021.
Cashew exports expanded by 29.2 per cent through the interval underneath evaluation to USD 265.27 million.
We proceed to give attention to creating infrastructure for exports from jap, north-eastern areas and hilly states, the place infrastructure was earlier not enough, M Angamuthu, Chairman, APEDA (Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority) mentioned.
Steps which have helped in pushing up exports progress embrace selling geographical indications (GI) tag items, digital Buyer Seller Meets, recognising 220 labs throughout India to present companies of testing.
Further, monetary help schemes of infrastructure growth, market growth, International Trade Fairs, and registration of meat processing vegetation and abattoirs for making certain compliance with the worldwide food security and high quality necessities additionally helped increase exports.
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