India's farm exports dipped 10.61% in value terms to Rs 28,910 crore in the first quarter of the current financial year, according to latest data from the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA).
The country had exported agricultural commodities worth Rs 32,341 crore in the same period last year.
According to data from APEDA, the nodal agency for promotion of agri exports, the shipments of basmati rice from Indian shores have shown a slight dip from 1.17 million tonnes in the first quarter of 2018-19 to 1.15 million tonnes during the same period in this fiscal.
As against 2.1 million tonnes exports of non-basmati rice in April- June quarter in 2018-19, India exported 1.19 million tonnes in this year. Similarly, the exports of pulses have dipped drastically from 1.01 lakh tonnes in 2018-19 to 45,344 tonnes this year,” APEDA data showed.
The exports of fresh fruits, processed vegetables and fruits, juices and processed meat have shown growth over last year.