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Russia-Ukraine war may spell boon for Chhattisgarh's export profile

Chhattisgarh's exports reached Rs 25,241.13 crore in the financial year 2021-22 against Rs 9,067.92 crore worth of products shipped in 2019-20

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Now, as the Russia-Ukraine war advances, the state is looking to increase the volume further.

R Krishna Das Raipur
The Russia-Ukraine war is likely to improve the export profile of landlocked Chhattisgarh, which has already nearly tripled during the past three years. 

Chhattisgarh’s exports reached Rs 25,241.13 crore in the financial year 2021-22 against Rs 9,067.92 crore worth of products shipped in 2019-20, according to the state government’s data. While exports of iron and steel surged seven and a half times, rice shipping increased 4.68 times. Similarly, exports of aluminium and its products more than doubled. 

State officials attributed the surge — recorded during the Covid-19 pandemic period — to Chhattisgarh’s industrial policy 2019-24 and export incentives. Now, as the Russia-Ukraine

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First Published: Jun 27 2022 | 10:29 PM IST

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