30 Percent Increase In Agricultural Export:
India has recorded a 30 percent increase in agricultural export in 2020-21 in comparison to the 2019-20 financial year despite the Covid situation.
- Around 1.3 lakh crore rupees of export business was recorded last year in comparison to 1.1 lakh crore rupees in a previous financial year.
- The pandemic gave the opportunity for India to provide reliable food and nutritional support to the world.
- APEDA Chairman said that there was also 40 percent increase in the export of organic products this year in comparison to last financial year. He said that there was a huge demand for herbal and medicinal products in Europe, the US, and the Middle East and APEDA is all set to explore all the options.