Opportunities in export of agricultural products from India

With 20 agro-climatic regions, all 15 major climates in the world exist in India. The country also possesses 46 of the 60 soil types in the world. India has an excellent potential in terms of export of agricultural products and food products. India is the second largest producer of fruits and vegetables. India is at the third position in terms of producing Agri commodities, majorly in food grains.

Regarding Apeda for export, every person exporting any one or more of the Scheduled products shall, before the expiration of one month from the date on which he undertakes such export or before the expiration of three months from the date of coming into force of this section, whichever is later, apply to Authority to be registered as an exporter of the Scheduled product or Scheduled products, Provided that the Authority may, for sufficient reason, extend the time limit for registration by such period as it thinks fit. Registration once made shall continue to be in force until it is canceled by the Authority.

There are huge opportunities in several products export from India. Here you can have a look at the major commodities and the importing country.

Product Major market
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Bangladesh, Srilanka, UAE, Pakistan and Nepal
Vegetable and fruits seeds Bangladesh, Srilanka, UAE, Pakistan and Netherlands
Walnuts Spain, Egypt, Germany, Netherlands and UK
Dried and preserved vegetables Russia, USA, France, Germany, and Spain
Groundnuts Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, UK, Singapore
Meat and meat products Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, Germany
Gaur Gum USA, China, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands
Jaggery and confectionary USA, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Nepal
Cocoa products Nepal, Netherland, Malaysia, UAE
Cereals USA, Nepal, Srilanka, UAE
Alcoholic beverages Thailand, UAE, Jamaica, Angola, Bhutan
Honey USA, Germany, Saudi Arabia, UK and UAE
Herbal plant

Apeda for export is mandatory for the below-mentioned products:

Product that falls under Apeda
Fruits, vegetables and their products
Honey, Jaggery and sugar
Guar Gum
Meat and Meat products
Cocoa and its products
Chocolates of all kinds
Floriculture and floriculture products
Poultry and poultry products
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
Herbal and medicinal plants
Dairy produces cereal and cereal products
Confectionery, biscuits and bakery products
Groundnuts, peanuts, and walnuts

Summary: export of agricultural product is one of the most profitable business. To promote this Apeda department promotes various Indian products in the market outside India.


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