SME Times News Bureau | 08 Dec, 2018
Exporters' association FIEO on
Friday said the new agricultural export policy would give a boost to exports
from the sector.
Welcoming the approval given
to new Agri Export Policy by the Cabinet, Ganesh Kumar Gupta, President, FIEO
said that the new Policy would provide huge impetus to agri exports from the
country and will help in doubling farmers’ income, he said.
The corner stone of the policy
is stability which is very much needed for exports as it takes a long time to
develop a market and switch on-off policy does not make us a reliable supplier,
The FIEO Chief said that the focus on organic is in line with global trend as
more & more consumers are moving towards organic food. This will also help
exports from the North-East and other hilly region of the country.
However, we need to ensure that adequate
certification agencies are available so that farmers/exporters get such certification
at the door step, he added.
Gupta also hoped that the new Policy will encourage
investment in pack houses and cold chain so that quality agri products are
exported from the country which will help us to reach the target of US$ 60