Sep 30, 2021 09:23 PM IST
'I think the most important sector that we need to deal with is really the agriculture value chains. And to that I would also add the wood-based value chains as an opportunity,' Puri said.
- Jun 18, 2021 02:28 PM IST
Stagnant for the past three years, India's agricultural exports saw a major rise in pandemic riddled FY21, even as all other sectors witnessed a dip in forex earnings. This comes two years after the Agriculture Export Policy was announced. The policy tapped into global demand and expanded the farm export basket. Pleasantly surprised policymakers are now hoping to recreate this success story in other sectors
- Jun 10, 2021 02:20 PM IST
Agr exports jumped to $41.25 billion in 2020-21, from $35.16 billion in 2019-20
- Jan 21, 2019 09:16 PM IST
These developments assume significance as India wants to increase exports to China with a view to bridging the ballooning trade deficit
- Feb 12, 2017 12:04 PM IST
The Commerce Ministry is planning merger of the commodity boards and set up an umbrella organisation in order to improve production and exports of plantation crops like tea, coffee and spices.