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The details of total quantum of agricultural products exported and imported by the Government during each of the last three years, item-wise and value-wise and revenue generated there from are at Annexure-I.

 The Government is taking steps to encourage exports of agriculture products including food grains through various measures and incentives under Foreign Trade Policy from time to time. Incentives are granted after considering various factors including stocks of agriculture products available in the country, surplus over and above the buffer stock norm and strategic reserve requirements, if any, the concerns of food security, availability of agriculture products to common man at reasonable prices and remunerative returns to the grower and price competitiveness in the international market etc. 

 The export and import of agricultural products including food grains is regulated under Foreign Trade Development Regulation Act. Any instances of irregularity/violation of any provisions of the Act in the export and/or import is   dealt as per the provisions of the said Act. 

  

Annexure I

Quantum and value-wise export of agricultural products during last three years.

 

Principal Commodity

Unit of Qty

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

Qty

Val(Million USD)

Qty

Val(Million USD)

Qty

Val(Million USD)

TEA

KGS

207532385

623.29

238336203

736.45

292354928

847.65

COFFEE

KGS

157414431

429.74

232627751

661.77

278868332

952.91

PULSES

TON

99915

86.75

208031

190.52

174205

227.58

RICE -BASMOTI

TON

2016871

2289.35

2370681

2493.92

3178235

3217.00

RICE(OTHER THAN BASMOTI)

TON

139546

76.38

100681

50.86

3997734

1723.38

WHEAT

TON

30

0.01

397

0.15

740747

202.07

OTHER CEREALS

TON

2892416

625.71

3220093

803.61

4073694

1127.98

SPICES

KGS

663206815

1301.60

762713508

1768.08

935909171

2750.09

SUGAR

TON

44736

23.20

1714372

1198.92

2741372

1838.55

CASHEW

TON

117980

591.35

105755

619.23

131782

915.24

SESAME SEEDS

KGS

215733122

316.51

398441173

507.25

389154488

553.13

GROUNDNUT

TON

340256

302.42

433762

480.45

832619

1093.05

GUERGAM MEAL

TON

218480

240.70

441612

646.08

707326

3354.82

OIL MEALS

TON

4671135

1658.83

6936933

2437.90

7406363

2420.46

CASTOR OIL

KGS

397997452

461.63

424485729

654.00

492628334

971.85

NIGER SEEDS

KGS

6004093

5.10

12863063

9.85

28225076

24.83

FRUITS / VEGETABLE SEEDS

KGS

8883856

30.57

11622629

40.52

15226547

60.09

FRESH FRUITS

 

 

479.55

 

478.63

0

528.60

FRESH VEGETABLES

 

 

621.82

 

559.53

0

600.34

PROCESSED VEGETABLES

 

 

158.68

 

167.88

0

222.02

PROCESSED FRUITS & JUICES

 

 

245.04

 

228.64

0

343.58

Total Agri. Exports

 

10568.23

 

14734.24

 

23975.23

Source: DGCI&S

 

Quantum and value-wise import of agricultural products during last three years.

 

Principal Commodity

Unit of Qty

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

Qty

Val(Million USD)

Qty

Val(Million USD)

Qty

Val(Million USD)

WHEAT

TON

164383

50.37

185280

55.46

22

0.02

RICE

TON

65

0.08

219

0.24

1060

1.18

OTHER CEREAL

TON

33691

16.38

30680

13.12

15355

6.42

CEREAL PREPARATION

TON

40838

39.76

37095

50.26

48055

66.13

PULSES

TON

3509569

2077.90

2698657

1565.44

3364800

1853.04

TEA

KGS

34460855

58.31

20823962

44.32

22348660

45.78

CASHEW NUTS

TON

755956

639.58

529734

577.84

809821

1135.75

FRUITS & NUTS EXCL CASHEW NUTS

 

 

607.27

 

801.28

 

967.24

SPICES

KGS

153398591

302.55

113332657

342.16

128701261

460.35

SUGAR

TON

2551416

1271.54

1198384

610.18

99716

65.00

OIL SEEDS

 

 

38.92

 

25.47

 

20.08

VEGETABLE OILS FIXED (EDIBLE)

TON

8033924

5600.49

6905431

6551.04

8445009

9668.05

CASHEW SHELLED

TON

 

 

 

 

2082

8.94

Total Agri. Imports

 

10703.13

 

10636.83

 

14297.99

Source: DGCI&S

                                                                    

This information was given by the Minister of State for Commerce & Industry Dr. D. Purandeswari in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

 

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