Q1 FY23

India’s agri and processed food exports up 14%

India’s exports of agricultural and processed food products rose 14% on-year in the first three months of FY23 to $5.98 billion, the commerce and industry ministry has stated. The exports of these products were $5.25 billion in the same period of the previous fiscal.

“Of the total $23.56 billion export target for 2022-23, 25.4% (has been) achieved in the first three months,” the ministry said. The export target for April-June 2022-23 was $5.89 million.

The exports of fresh fruits &vegetables rose 8.6% while those of processed food products like cereals and miscellaneous processed items grew 36.4% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2022-23.

"In April-June, 2021, fresh fruits and vegetables exports were $642 million that increased to $697 million in the corresponding months of the current fiscal," the ministry said. India's agricultural products exports had grown 19.92% during 2021-22 to touch $50.21 billion.

Source: economictimes.indiatimes.com

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