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Research Paper | Economics | India | Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021
Performance of Agro Based Exports in India
Abstract: India is primarily an agrarian based economy in which Agriculture is the main source of employment and livelihood. The Agricultural sector contributes about 17 percent in India’s GDP and 9.9 percent share in total exports from India in 2018-19. Most employment opportunities are generated in rural areas and agriculture and allied sectors. Majority of Peoples are directly or indirectly or indirectly engaged in agricultural activities. The Agro based industries are the major contributors of exports earnings for India from agricultural sector. This sector also provides vast employment opportunities to a large number of populations’ from rural and urban areas. The farmers, agricultural workers, industrial workers, wholesalers, retailers, exporters, and other persons involved in production and export related activities. The contribution of food based export products have increased considerably to make vital share in India’s GDP. India has to produce quality agro based products to compete in the world trade of agro based industries. there is vast opportunities for India’s agro based products in the world marked as India is having one of the cheapest source of agricultural labour in comparison of the world.
Keywords: Agricultural Exports, Exports, Agro sports, farmers, GDP, Farm Income
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021,
Pages: 1396 - 1399