Export and Import Performance of Agriculture in India
J. Sheeba1, R. Reena2

1J. Sheeba, Ph.D Research Scholar, Sri Krishna College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), India.

2Dr. R. Reena, Professor & Head, Sri Krishna College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), India.

Manuscript received on 07 October 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 21 October 2019 | Manuscript Published on 26 December 2019 | PP: 502-504 | Volume-8 Issue-12S October 2019 | Retrieval Number: L112510812S19/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.L1125.10812S19

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Abstract: Agriculture plays a significant role in Indian economy. Indian Agricultural export and import have undergone foremost change in this modern era. The study focus the analysis related to the export and import performance of Indian agricultural sector. This study covers the export and an Import category includes cereals, fresh fruits and vegetables, animal products, floriculture, processed food and organic product. Non Basmati Rice, Basmati rice, Fresh Vegetables, Buffalo Meat and Fresh fruits are the top five Agricultural exported products from India. Pulses, wheat, other fresh fruits, Alcoholic Beverages and Other Cereals are the most imported products. The study is based on secondary data which is drawn on quantitative and qualitative data, document, records and information available in Agricultural and processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA). The paper highlights the fact performance of India, agricultural export and import from 2008 – 09 to 2017 – 18. The trade balance between export and import of agricultural in India is positive. The percentage share of total export in past few decades is fluctuating. The performance of import decreases in 2014 – 2018. The agricultural growth rate in export is 10.53% (2017 – 18) and the agriculture import growth rate is -36.13% (2017 – 18).

Keywords: Agricultural, Export and Import, Trade Balance and Growth.
Scope of the Article: Measurement & Performance Analysis