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India’s exports of Agricultural and Processed Food products rise by more than 13% in first eight months of current fiscal

India’s exports of Agricultural and Processed Food products rose by more than 13 percent in terms of US Dollars in the first eight months of the current fiscal compared to the same period of the previous year.

The export of products under the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)  ambit increased from 11,671 million dollars in April-November 2020-21 to 13,261 million in April-November 2021-22.

The target for exports under APEDA basket products has been fixed at 23,713 million dollars in 2021-22.

The export of rice was the top forex earner at 5937 million dollars during April-November 2021-22. Meat, dairy and poultry products exports grew 12 percent. Fruits and vegetables exports were up by 12 percent to touch 1720 million dollars during April-November 2021-22 against 1536 million in April-November 2020-21.

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