APEDA, IIMR formulate '5 year Action Plan' to promote Millets

Considering the potential of increasing exports of Millets and Millet products and the focus given by Government for development of Millet sector of Nurti-Cereals, APEDA is formulating a strategy with Indian Institute of Millet Research (IIMR) and other stakeholders like National Institute Nutrition, CFTRI and Far...Read more


Spice Board of India set a target of achieving an export of $5 billion by 2025  

  D Sathiyan, Chairman and Secretary, Spices Board of India, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt of India said that amid the COVID-19 crisis, India’s spices export has performed well and has crossed $ 3 billion for the first time in the history of spices exports.  Addressing webinar on ...Read more


APEDA holds virtual ‘Buyer Seller Meet’ with Germany  

     Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), under Ministry of Commerce and Industry, facilitates export of its scheduled agricultural and processed products through several export promotional activities.  During the Covid19 pandemic period, APEDA conti...Read more


Kharif procurement operations hits MSP value of Rs 54147.38 Cr

In the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2020-21, Government continues to procure Kharif 2020-21 crops at its MSP from farmers as per its existing MSP Schemes. Paddy procurement for Kharif 2020-21 is continuing smoothly in the procuring States & UTs of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Uttarakhand...Read more


Herbs & Spices industry to grow at a CAGR 26.10% till 2026: Report

Herbs & Spices Kombucha market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 26.10% in the forecast period of 2020 to 2027. Increasing disposable income along with changing lifestyle of people drives the market growth in the forecast period. While preparing Herbs and Spices Kombucha market research report, few of the...Read more


FICCI to hold 'Global R&D Summit' on Nov 25

  The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry ( FICCI ), will be holding its annual flagship event, The Global R&D Summit in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. This year, the Summit will be organized virtually during November 25-27, 2020 on th...Read more


Escorts Agri Machinery posts 2.3 % rise in sales in October'20  

    Escorts' Agri Machinery Segment (EAM) announced that the company has sold 13,664 tractors in October 2020 which is company’s highest ever October sales and registered a growth of 2.3% from 13,353 tractors sold in October 2019.  Sequentially, the company's tractor sales surged 15.3% in O...Read more


Sonalika records highest deliveries of tractors in October'20

Sonalika Tractors, one of India’s leading tractor manufacturers and the No.1 export brand from India, has clocked a recorded delivery of 19,000 tractors in a month and 15,218 in production in Oct 2020 – Highest ever done by the company in a month. Sharing his thoughts on this overwhelming response,&nb...Read more


India to diversify trade in oil, packaging & agriculture sectors in Iran

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has recently organized an interactive webinar on ‘India - Iran Business Promotion, Challenges and Opportunities’ on 27th October 2020. HE Dr Ali Chegeni, Ambassador, Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, New Delhi, India at the Inaugural Session of PHD Chamber o...Read more


FICCI focuses on bolstering India’s presence in global agri-based exports

In the first of its series of ‘Enhancing Export Competitiveness of Agriculture Produce’ virtual conferences by FICCI, the focus of the day-long event was on discussing a holistic action plan by the who’s who of the agricultural sector to significantly promote and increase India’s global exp...Read more


ICAR, APAARI commit to joint agri research

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI) based in Bangkok, Thailand formalized their decadal working relationship by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on October 23, 2020. The MoU intends to promote scientists exchange...Read more


AFF second largest contributor to India's GDP: ASSOCHAM

Agriculture, forestry and fishing the bright spot of the Indian economy in the midst of COVID-19 has emerged as the second largest contributor to the country's GDP, well above 'Manufacturing' and other key sectors which suffered severe setbacks from the pandemic, an ASSOCHAM analysis has brought out. Agriculture,...Read more