Agri exports dip 14.39% in April-July this fiscal; slew of products from rice, dairy to floriculture show negative growth: APEDA

The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) was established by the government

Press Trust of India September 10, 2019 07:38:22 IST
Agri exports dip 14.39% in April-July this fiscal; slew of products from rice, dairy to floriculture show negative growth: APEDA
  • Basmati and non-basmati rice exports dipped 9.26 percent to $1.56 billion during the first four months of the current fiscal

  • Non-basmati rice exports too contracted 38.3 per cent to $695 million.

  • The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) was established by the government

New Delhi: The country's agriculture exports dipped 14.39 percent to $5.45 billion (about Rs 38,700 crore) in April-July this fiscal, according to APEDA data.

Basmati and non-basmati rice exports dipped 9.26 percent to $1.56 billion during the first four months of the current fiscal.

Similarly, non-basmati rice exports too contracted 38.3 per cent to $695 million.

The other categories which recorded negative growth include guar gum, groundnut, buffalo meat, sheep/goat meat, poultry and dairy products, processed fruits and vegetables, floriculture and seeds.

The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) was established by the government.

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