Decline in shrimp exports to China makes shrimps cheaper in India for domestic market

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India’s shrimp exports to China have been witnessing a sharp decline, and that has made shrimps cheaper in the domestic markets by 30-40 per cent since March 2021. Given that China is the second largest purchaser of Indian shrimps after the USA, it has impacted exports quite severely. According to shrimp exporters, since China was […]

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India’s coffee exports hit 9-yr low in dollar value during FY20: Drip Capital

India’s coffee exports have seen a steady decline in the last decade amid growing need for value addition across multiple stages of coffee processing globally and rising demand for specialty coffees, according to a report by global trade finance company Drip Capital, quoting data from Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT). India exported nearly USD […]

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Frequent bans on onion exports from India draws ire from farmers, Japan and the US

The US and Japan have raised questions on India’s frequent ban on onion exports at the World Trade Organization (WTO), claiming that such sporadic and frequent bans without prior notification put importing countries in a difficult position. Simultaneously, in Maharashtra onion growers have also demanded that the government draft a comprehensive policy on the import […]

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Is steel price likely to be cut in July?

Steel prices are likely to see a downward revision in July 2021, according to metal analysts. Likelihood of global price cuts may impact the Indian prices as well. Russia is likely to impose an export tax from August and so there is a possibility of higher exports from Russian producers. Moreover, Chinese prices have seen […]

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Kashmir exports its first consignment of Mishri cherries to Dubai

A wellspring of nutrients, Kashmir valley’s Mishri variety of cherries saw its first commercial shipment reach Dubai from Srinagar. It is a definite step towards boosting India’s horticultural exports. A sample consignment was sent in the middle of June from Srinagar to Dubai through the air which was transhipped from Mumbai. Following an encouraging response […]

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APEDA gaining foothold in Canada and several other countries

To ease the procedure for export and reduce the financial burden on producers and exporters due to multiple certifications as per regulation of various countries, APEDA has been negotiating with major organic produce importing countries for mutual recognition. Canada is in the process of designating India’s agri export promotion agency Agricultural and Processed Food Products […]

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First consignment of Assam grown Leteku exported to Dubai

A popular Assamese fruit called ‘Leteku’, also known as Burmese grapes has found takers in Dubai. The nutrient-rich produce was sourced and packed from a collection centre in Darrang district in Assam where the fruit is abundantly grown. The consignment was exported by the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) registered Kiega EXIM […]

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India’s leather-based exports more than triples in two months; exports jump to $641.72 million in Apr-May 2021

India’s export of leather products and footwear has jumped to $641.72 million in April-May 2021 from $ 146.79 million in the corresponding period last year, the Council for Leather Exports (CLE) said. CLE is expecting this growth trend to continue during the coming months. CLE’s newly elected chairman Sanjay Leekha said that after a prolonged period of market slowdown caused by the Covid 19 pandemic, which led to 27.72 per […]

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