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Export of Grapes 

The details of the quantum and value of grapes and its products exported from the country during the last three years and the current year are as under: Quantity in MT, Value in USD Million   2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 (April-November) Product Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value Grapes, Fresh 132647.60 203.16 198471.30 268.29 188221.18 294.59 40581.92 52.35 ...

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12th Regional Standards Conclave held in Odisha 

 The BIS Act 2016 lays down the framework for Standards development and delivery in India. The products, process, the service, delivered in the country, should be of high quality and meet the expectation of both consumers and producers. This was stated by Director General, BIS, Ms. Surina Rajan, while addressing the inaugural session of 12th Regional Standards Conclave in Odisha ...

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Production and Export of Mangoes 

The details of India’s exports of mangoes during the last three years and the current year are as under: Quantity (in MT); Value (in Million USD)   ITCHS   COMMODITY DESCRIPTION 2015-16 2106-17 2017-18 2018-19 (UPTO Nov-18)* Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value 08045020 MANGOES FRESH 36779.26 50.10 52761.00 66.46 49671.32 59.45 43063.70 53.80 08045030 MANGOES SLICED DRIED ...

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Commerce & Industry Minister Releases Compendium of Cement Industry

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu released the compendium on “The Cement Industry – India 2018” in New Delhi today. The compendium has been prepared by National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCCBM), in association with cement section of Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT). It contains key information about technology ...

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Commerce Ministry holds National Workshop on Agri Export Policy 

 The first national workshop on the agri export policy, approved by Cabinet recently, was held in New Delhi today. The workshop was inaugurated by the Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu. Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, C. R. Chaudhary, Secretary Department of Commerce, Dr. Anup Wadhawan, senior officials of various departments of Government ...

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Trade Across Borders 

The details of India’s land trade with countries sharing borders with India, through trading points along different borders,in 2017-18 are given below: Values in USD million Country   Exports  from India through land borders Imports to India through land borders Total bilateral trade through land borders Afghanistan* NIL 307.06 307.06 Pakistan 263.22 235.06 498.28 China 1.81 1.35 3.16 Nepal 6384.42 ...

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Cashew Exports 

Vietnam is a major supplier of cashew kernel and is a competitor to India.  Industry has reported that processing cost in India can be attributed to a variety of factors like increased wage cost, lower output of cashew kernel, domestic and international demand-supply situation which increase the processing cost. Details of Export of Cashew Kernel from India between CY 2013 ...

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Export of Oil meal and Oil meal Products 

There has been no decline in India’s export of oilmeals during the last three years and the current year.   Soybean meal constitute major share (more than 60%) in export of all oilmeals. Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) on export of soyabean meal has been increased to 10% from 7%  from 13th July, 2018.  MEIS is available at the rate of  ...

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Demand of Spices 

The demand of spices from India has increased by an annual growth of 5%. The export of spices from India has also increased. The details of spices exported from India during last 3 years are given below:   Year Quantity of spices exported from India ( in tonnes) Value (Rs in lakhs) 2015-16 8,43,255 1623823 2016-17 9,47,790 1766461 2017-18 10,28,060 ...

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Growth of Leather Industry 

Leather Industry occupies a prominent place in the industrial map of the country. India is the second largest producer of footwear, 2nd largest exporter of Leather Garments, 5th largest exporter of Leather Goods and 3rdLargest Exporter of Saddlery and Harness items. Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra are major production and export centres of leather, leather products and footwear.  According to membership records of ...

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