Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
01-March-2011 16:37 IST
Share of India’s Agri Exports Up

Government has entered into bilateral/regional trade agreements with various trading partners to obtain better market access for India’s products. Besides, Government is implementing a number of export promotion schemes, including Scheme for Market Development, Scheme for Infrastructure Development, Scheme for Quality Development, Scheme for Research & Development and Scheme for Transport Assistance. Exports of specific agricultural products are also promoted under Vishesh Krishi and Gram Udyog Yojana.

Share of India’ agricultural exports in global agricultural exports which was 0.85% in 1990 has increased to 1.43% in 2009.

This information was given by Shri Arun Yadav, Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.

SB: CP: export (1.3.2011)