September 2020 \ Business & Investment \ BUSINESS AND GOVERNANCE
Spices exports rise to Rs 21,515.4 crore

The exports of Indian spices and spice ...

Chilli continued to be the most in demand spice in FY 2019-20 with exports of 4,84,000 tonnes amounting to Rs 6,221.70 crores, registering an increase of 15 per cent in value. Cumin was the second most exported spice, recording an increase of 16 per cent in volume and 12 per cent in value. A total volume of 2,10,000 tonnes of cumin valued at Rs 3,225 crore was exported from India in 2019-20. The spice which showed the maximum increase as compared to the previous financial year was ginger, registering a 178 per cent increase in volume and 129 per cent in value at 50,410 tonnes and Rs 449.05 crores respectively. The export of large cardamom went up by 28 per cent in volume and 11 per cent in value and 1,100 tonnes of the spice was exported crossing Rs 67.58 crores in value terms in 2019-20.

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