Increased Farm Exports:
According to the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, farm exports have registered 9.8% growth for the period of April-December 2020.
- Previously, the government of India launched the Remission of Duties or Taxes on Export Product (RoDTEP) scheme replacing Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) to further improve exports.
Data for April-December 2020:
- Overall merchandise exports: Registered 15.5% fall.
- Farm exports: Registered 9.8% growth.
- Overall merchandise exports include all the goods manufactured in India while Farm exports include only the agricultural products.