India's Top 10 Agriculture Export Commodities

Even though all of India's exports of goods fell 7.2 percent to $290.8 billion from $313.4 billion in 2019–20, the country's agricultural exports increased by 17.5 percent to reach $41.8 billion in 2020–21.

India has been doing exceptionally well in terms of agricultural exports. To promote the export of various agriculturally related commodities, organizations like the Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), commodity boards like the Coffee Board, Rubber Board, Spices Board, etc., are authorized. The top 10 Indian agricultural exports are covered in this article.

  1. Non-Basmati Rice: Non-Basmati Rice is any type of rice that is not basmati. There are more than a thousand different types of rice in the globe, with India home to the majority of them. 130 lakh MT of non-Basmati rice was exported from India in 2020–21. Its export brought in 35 thousand crores of rupees.
  2. Basmati Rice- Most of the basmati rice produced in India is exported—nearly two-thirds. Leading rice of the finest quality sells for a fair price on the global market. Karnal local, Basmati 370, Basmati 385, and other kinds of Basmati rice are among the varieties that are exported. Last year, 46 lakh MT of basmati rice were exported, bringing in a total of Rs 29 thousand crore in revenue.
  3. Buffalo meat: In total, 10 lakh MT of buffalo meat were exported from India in 2020–2021, generating revenues of Rs 23,000 crores.
  4. Miscellaneous processed goods: These include custard powder, ice cream, sauces, pan masala, soft drink concentrates, and dried soups. A refund of Rs 6389 crores was given.
  5. Fresh Fruits: Last year, the export of fresh fruit brought in a total of Rs 5641 crores. The following fruits have a lot of export potential:

    Langra, Chausa, Fazli, Krishna Bhog, and Neelam are some varieties of Mango.

    Grape varieties include Kishmishchorni, Anab-e-shahi, and Cheema Sahebi.

    Apple varieties: Golden Delicious, Lal Ambri, and Chaubattia Anupam

    Banana Fresh Varieties: Robusta, Rasthali, and Dwarf Cavendish

    L-49, Allahabad Safeda, Banarasi, and Chittidar varieties of Guava

  6. Groundnuts- 6 lakh MT of groundnuts were exported in the most recent fiscal year. This is worth Rs. 5381 crores. The groundnut cultivars with the greatest export potential are Kadiri-2, Kadiri-3, BG-1, BG-2, Kuber, T-28, T-64, Chandra, and Chitra, among others.
  7. Fresh Veggies: The majority of vegetables are exported from India. In 2020–21, 23 lakh MT of vegetables were exported, amounting to around Rs 5371 crores. Among the vegetables with export potential are:
    • Onion
    • Potato Varieties: Kufri Badshah, Kufri Bahar, and Chandramukhi
    • Vaishali, Rupali, Rashmi, Rajni, and Pusa Ruby are varieties of tomatoes.
    • Several varieties of cauliflower, include Pusa Deepali, Early Kunwari, and Punjab Giant-26
    • Golden Acre, Pusa Mukta, and Pusa Drumhead varieties of cabbage
    • Alaska, Asauji, Lucknow, and Boniya varieties of peas
    • Pusa makhmali, Punjab Padmini, Pusa sawani, and Parbhani Kranti are some varieties of okra.
    • Walnut
  8. Dried and Preserved Veggies - India is one of the top manufacturers of dried and preserved veggies such preserved onions, cucumbers, and preserved mushrooms. Fruits and vegetables that have been processed and may be exported include apple juice, fried chips, jams and jellies, pineapple juice, olives, and more. 5 lakh MT of processed fruits and vegetables are worth Rs. 5149 crores.
  9. Other cereals: India produces the greatest variety of cereals, and the enormous demand for cereals on the international market offers a great environment for Indian grain exports. The most crucial grains include wheat, paddy, sorghum, millet, and barley, among others. A total of Rs 5116 crores were made through the export of cereals.
    Preparations of cereals: Products of cereal with high export potential include:
  10. Types of Flour- Flour types include wheat/meslin, rye, maize, wheat meal, etc. In 2020–21, 4 lakh MT of cereal preparations were exported, generating a profit of Rs. 2382 crores.

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