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Commerce secretary holds meeting with Telangana officials

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Rita today held a meeting with government officials on increasing exports from the state.

S K Joshi and other state officials attended the meeting, a release said.

has asked the to prepare strategy for increasing exports from the state and to expand to different areas, in addition to pharma and IT, the release said.

She suggested that value added products from agriculture-related industries should be promoted for exports, it said.

The meeting reviewed exports from item-wise.

Export of egg powder, essential oils, meat, rice, textiles and cotton was discussed, it said.

The also suggested that the data published by the on export opportunities to different countries be analysed, the release said.

She asked the to send a team to the global exhibition on exports to be held in May in

The meeting also discussed the infrastructure required to promote exports, it said.

Joshi said steps would be taken to promote exports from the state as per the advice of the

accounted for 30 per cent of the pharma products in the country and 20 per cent of the exports, the release added.

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 17:40 IST