India's agriculture exports jump 17.34% to $41.25 billion in FY21

India is seeing growth in the export of cereals, non-basmati rice, wheat, millets, maize, and other coarse grains.

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India is seeing growth in the export of cereals, non-basmati rice, wheat, millets, maize, and other coarse grains.

Shreya Nandi New Delhi
Growth in agricultural exports, despite pandemic disruptions, has been driven by the government’s policy-level interventions as well as the expansion of products into new markets, Commerce Secretary Anup Wadhawan said on Thursday.
 
After remaining stagnant for the last three years, the export of agriculture and allied products during 2020-21 grew 17.34 per cent to $41.25 billion. In 2017-18 and 2018-19, they hovered around $38 billion, thereafter declining to $35.16 billion in 2019-20. In the first two months of the current fiscal year, there was a 43 per cent jump, Wadhawan told media persons in a virtual briefing.
 
“Growth

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First Published: Jun 10 2021 | 11:54 PM IST

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