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Buffalo meat to become top agri export

Buffalo meat export, growing at 15% per annum in the last decade, was $3.2 bn in 2012-13, while in April-May this year, it stood at $578 mn

India emerged as a top exporter of buffalo meat in 2012-13, with 50 per cent market share and it is growing. The commodity has been in the top three exports items in the agri commodity basket. This year, it could be a tough competition to basmati rice in becoming the top exporting agri item. The export, growing at 15 per cent per annum in the last decade, was $3.2 billion in 2012-13, while in April-May this year it stood at $578 million, according to data compiled by the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (Apeda). India’s export potential is ...