There were positive reports of export of various Agri products. The high-quality work was reflected by the fact that the export of rice was the top Forex earner for the country at 5937 million dollars.
New Delhi: The country might have been witnessing one of the longest farmers' stirs at the outskirts of the national capital for months, but the food grain management has been good.
The high-quality work is reflected by rice export being the top Forex earner for the country at 5937 million dollars in April-November 2021-22.
The Commerce Ministry also said that Cashew exports grew by 29 per cent to $302 million in the first eight months of the current fiscal compared to the same period the previous year.
Exports of cereal preparations and miscellaneous processed items grew by 26 per cent to touch $1,418 million against $1,127 million in April-November 2020-21.
Sources say India's exports of agricultural and processed food products rose by a whopping 13 per cent in the first eight months of the current fiscal between April-November 2021.
The export of products under the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) ambit increased from 11,671 million dollars in April-November 2020-21 to 13,261 million in April-November 2021-22.
The target for exports under APEDA basket products has been fixed at 23,713 million dollars in 2021-22. Meat, dairy and poultry products exports grew by 12 per cent.
Fruits and vegetable exports were up by 12 per cent to touch 1720 million dollars during April-November 2021-22 against 1536 million in April-November 2020-21.