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Exports: Bananas

G-9 For Breakfast?

India strives to carve a niche for its bananas in the export market

G-9 For Breakfast?
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G-9 For Breakfast?
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Banana Republic

  • India is the world’s largest banana producer, accounting for over 26 per cent global production.
  • From just 0.01 per cent share,, India hopes to capture 2 per cent of global banana trade in five years.
  • Exports have risen nearly five times from Rs 11.7 crore in 2003-04 to Rs 55 crore in 2008-09
  • Productivity per plant has risen from the low levels of 15-20 kg to around 70 kg in many farms.
  • In two years flat, banana acreage has gone up 30 per cent to 7,80,000 hectares.

Banana Varieties Being Produced in India

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