Export of agricultural and allied products has witnessed significant increase during the last few years. In 2019-20, the export of agricultural and allied products was valued at Rs 252400 crore which increased to Rs. 310130 crore in 2020-21 (an increase of 22.87%) and touched an all-time peak of Rs.374611 crore during the last one year i.e. 2021-22 (an increase of 20.79%).
The details of agricultural and allied products which witnessed maximum increase in their export value, during 2021-22 as compared to their export in 2020-21, are as under:
|Sl. No.||Commodity||Value of export during 2020-21(INR Cr)||Value of export during 2021-22 (INR Cr)||Increase in Value term (INR Cr|
|4.||RICE(OTHER THAN BASMOTI)||35557.03||45725.42||10168.39|
|5.||COTTON RAW INCLD. WASTE||13968.38||21007.04||7038.66|
|8.||MISC PROCESSED ITEMS||6402.84||8714.70||2311.86|
The western region states of Gujarat and Maharashtra lead in export of agriculture and allied products followed by Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal in eastern region, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana in central/northern region and Karnataka and Kerala in Southern region.
This information was given by the Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.
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