Agriculture Export Policy
- It is aimed at doubling agricultural exports and integrating Indian farmers and agricultural products with the global value chains.
- Its vision is to harness export potential of Indian agriculture, through suitable policy instruments and to make India global power in agriculture and raise farmers’ income.
- Double agricultural exports from present US$ 30+ Billion to US$ 60+ Billion by 2022 and reach US$ 100 Billion in next few years thereafter with stable trade policy regime.
- Diversify India’s export basket, destinations and also boost high value and value added agricultural exports including perishables.
- Provide institutional mechanism for pursuing market access, tackling barriers and deal with sanitary and phyto-sanitary issues.
- Strive to double India’s share in world agri-exports by integrating with global value chain at earliest.
- Promote indigenous, organic, ethnic, traditional and non-traditional agri products exports.
- Enable farmers to benefit from export opportunities in overseas market.
Elements of Agriculture Export Policy:
- Policy measures
- Holistic approach to boost exports
- Infrastructure and logistics support
- Focus on Clusters
- Promoting value-added exports
- Marketing and promotion of Brand India
- Greater involvement of State Governments in agri exports
- Attract private investments into production and processing
- Research & Development
- Establishment of strong quality regimen