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Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
27-August-2012 16:09 IST
Export of Agri-Products

               The exports of agricultural and allied products during 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12 are Rs. 64,699.25 crore, Rs. 85,218.53 crore and Rs. 1,41,120.01 crore respectively.

 

               Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) is mandated with the responsibility of export promotion and development of agricultural and processed food products which includes following scheduled products:

 

·         Fruits, Vegetables and their Products

·         Meat and Meat Products

·         Poultry and Poultry Products

·         Dairy Products

·         Confectionery, Biscuits and Bakery Products.

·         Honey, Jaggery and Sugar Products

·         Cocoa and its products, chocolates of all kinds

·         Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Beverages

·         Cereal and Cereal Products

·         Groundnuts, Peanuts and Walnuts.

·         Pickles, Papads and Chutneys

·         Guar Gum

·         Floriculture and Floriculture Products

·         Herbal and Medicinal Plants

·          

               It focuses on promotion of all its scheduled products.

 

               The internal targets fixed by APEDA for export of some of its important scheduled products are as under:-

                                                                                                                          Value: Rs. Crores

Product Group

2012-13

Target

2013-14 Target

2014-15

Target

2015-16

Target

2016-17

Target

Floriculture & Seeds

745

895

1075

1290

1550

Fruits & Vegetables

6420

7705

9245

11095

13315

Processed Fruits and Vegetables

4420

5300

6360

7630

9160

Livestock Products

17900

21480

25780

31000

37200

Other Processed Foods

28680

34415

41300

49560

59500

Cereals

36000

43200

51850

62200

74600

Total

94165

112995

135610

162775

195325

 

Source: APEDA, * Provisional

 

This information was given by Shri Anand Sharma , Minister Commerce, Industry and Textiles  in a written reply in the Lok   Sabha today.

 

 

DS/GK