Healthy Growth: Organic farm exports jump 51% in FY21

Farm exports rose over 17% last fiscal to $41.25 billion when total merchandise shipments shrank by about 7% to almost $291 billion.

Farm exports rose over 17% last fiscal to $41.25 billion when total merchandise shipments shrank by about 7% to almost $291 billion. Overseas demand for India’s organic farm products shot up in the pandemic year and exports of such items surged 51% on year in FY21, beating Covid-induced hiccups in the supply chain. Outbound shipments […]

Apeda agriculture and processed products exports jump 24% in FY21

We ensured supplies were not disrupted due to lockdown as all concerned government agencies provided necessary support to exporters and facilitated physical movement.

We ensured supplies were not disrupted due to lockdown as all concerned government agencies provided necessary support to exporters and facilitated physical movement. After registering a 24% increase to close to $20 billion in exports of 37 agriculture and processed products promoted by Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (Apeda) during FY21, the […]

Farm laws led to jump in agri firms: Govt data

A farmer working in his field on the rabi crop in Dhanbad.

There has been nearly a 54% jump in incorporation of new agribusinesses this year, the most since June when three agricultural laws came into force, even as thousands of farmers protest the changes in policies to liberalise the farm sector. Agricultural firms are leading a revival in new businesses set up this year, buoyed by […]