Gujarat Journal of Extension Education (ISSN 2322-0678)

Title: GROWTH AND EXPORT TRENDS OF MAJOR SPICES IN INDIA: AN ANALYTICAL STUDY

Authors: Rachana Bansal, Mohit Kumar and A. S. Shaikh

Publisher: Society of Extension Education Gujarat

Keywords: spices, export, trade balance

Volume: 33

Issue: 2

Year: June 2022

DOI: https://doi.org/10.56572/gjoee.2022.33.2.0028

Abstract: Indian spices are popularly known for their flavour and aroma in domestic as well as in the international markets. Out of the total spices production, Indian households consume about 70-75 per cent either in whole form or in value added form (powder or masalas), 5-10 per cent is utilized by oleoresins, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics companies, 15-20 per cent is exported and the remaining 5 per cent goes for seed purposes (www.commodityindia.com). Increased production and trade balance in terms of export and import are required to support economic growth through agriculture. The present study focused on analysing the growth and instability in area, production and exports of major spices from India. The results showed that India

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