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India’s oilseed exports may grow by 10-15 percent this fiscal year

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Published Jun 30, 2023

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India's oilseed exports are projected to grow by 10-15% in the current fiscal year, with traders receiving strong orders from Southeast Asia, Latin America, and Africa. In 2022-23, oilseed exports increased by over 20% to USD 1.33 billion. The main oilseeds exported by India include groundnut, sesame, soybean, castor, niger, and sunflower.
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India’s oilseed exports are expected to grow by 10-15 per cent during this fiscal as traders are getting good orders from regions like Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa, according to exporters. In 2022-23, the oilseed exports rose by over 20 per cent to USD 1.33 billion (around Rs 10,900 crore). The main oilseeds exported by the country are groundnut, sesame, soyabean, castor, niger, and sunflower. Former Chairman Indian Oilseeds and Produce Export Promotion Council (IOPEPC) Khushwant Jain said the order books are good and “we expect healthy growth this year also”. Soyabean and groundnut occupy 61 per cent and 23 per cent, respectively of the total kharif oilseeds area, he said adding the planting of sunflower stands at 19.7 per cent and sesame at 12.4 per cent. He said Madhya Pradesh alone has one-third (34.64 per cent) of the national oilseeds area followed by Maharashtra (22 per cent), Gujarat (13.53 per cent) Rajasthan (11.43 per cent), Karnataka (5.04 per cent), Andhra ...
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