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Government of India
Ministry of Micro,Small & Medium Enterprises
15-December-2011 17:28 IST
Export of Coir Products
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

 

Coir and coir products exported during each of the last three years and the current year are as under:

 

Year

Quantity in Tonnes

Value in Rs. Crore

2008-09

199925

639.07

2009-10

294508

804.05

2010-11

321016

807.07

2011-12

(up to Sept 2011)

194491

436.46

 

 

The incentives provided by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises to boost exports include financial assistance to entrepreneurs for undertaking various export promotion activities like participation in fairs, buyer-seller meets, trade delegations, production of catalogues for release abroad, etc. Schemes to develop the Coir industry include ‘Skill Upgradation, Quality Improvement and Mahila Coir Yojana’, ‘Development of Production Infrastructure’ and ‘Rejuvenation, Modernisation and Technology Upgradation (REMOT)’.

 

This information was given by the Union Cabinet Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Shri Virbhadra Singh in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.

 

 

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