The export of meat, dairy and poultry products also increased by 10.29 per cent and the export of other cereals recorded a growth of 12.29 per cent
India’s exports of agricultural and processed food products rose by 25 per cent and soared to USD 13,771 million in April-September 2022 from USD 11,056 million over the same period of the last fiscal year, according to the provisional data released by the Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics (DGCI&S) on Wednesday.
Processed fruits and vegetables recorded a significant growth of 42.42 per cent (April-September 2022), while fresh fruits registered 4 per cent growth as opposed to the corresponding months of the previous year.
M Angamuthu, Chairman of the Agricultural and Processed Food Export Development Authority (APEDA) said, “We have been working with all the stakeholders such as farmers, exporters, and processors to ensure that quality agricultural and processed food products are exported from the country.”
Angamuthu added that through creating a necessary ecosystem of exports along with collaboration with key stakeholders in the agri-exports value chains, we are aiming to sustain the growth in India’s agricultural and processed food exports in the current fiscal as well.
The export of meat, dairy and poultry products also increased by 10.29 per cent and the export of other cereals recorded a growth of 12.29 per cent in six months of the current fiscal.
The poultry products alone registered a growth of 83 per cent as its export rose to USD 57 million.