19 May 2012

Details of Import of Agricultural Products


The details of import of agricultural products (Principal commodity-wise) since the period 2007-2008 are given in Annexure.

  Among agricultural products main items of India’s import are edible oil and pulses. Efforts are being made to reduce dependence on imports by increasing production of oilseeds and pulses under various schemes, particularly Integrated Scheme of Oilseeds, Pulses, Oil Palm and Maize (ISOPOM) being implemented since 1.4.2004.




Annexure










        Value in Rs.Crores
ITEM
2007-08
2008-09
2009-10
2010-11
2011-12 (April-January) (latestavailble) (Provisional)
WHEAT
2657.51
0.01
231.90
255.85
0.00
RICE
0.42
0.54
0.37
1.12
5.14
OTHER CEREAL
19.34
45.46
76.33
59.53
25.87
CEREAL PREPARATION
161.83
170.17
188.22
228.84
245.89
PULSES
5374.94
6246.40
9813.37
7149.62
7126.43
TEA
130.95
197.00
276.54
202.00
186.21
MILK AND CREAM
28.96
38.21
77.56
491.98
905.89
CASHEW NUTS
1714.75
2672.43
3047.50
2649.56
4958.40
FRUITS & NUTS EXCL CASHEW NUTS
1858.39
2372.89
2873.15
3636.63
3613.42
SPICES
973.64
1076.07
1432.31
1556.11
1683.00
SUGAR
5.87
583.16
5965.80
2789.55
374.17
OIL SEEDS
149.32
129.58
186.61
115.48
75.61
VEGETABLE OILS FIXED (EDIBLE)
10301.09
15837.46
26483.32
29860.40
37718.33
Total
23377.00
29369.38
50653.00
48996.66
56918.36
Source:DGCI&S






This information was given by the Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia  in a written reply in the Rajya  Sabha today.

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