Import of Pulses

 In 2018-19, no import of pulses was undertaken by the Government.

As per the 3rd Advance Estimates released by Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, production of pulses for the year 2018-19 is estimated to be 23.22 Million MT (MMT) as compared to final estimates of 23.13 MMT and 25.42 MMT for the years 2016-17 and 2017-18, respectively.

 

Details of major exporting countries of pulses to India is at Annexure.

 

This information was given in a written reply by the Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Shri Danve Raosaheb Dadarao in the Lok Sabha today.

 

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ANNEXURE

TABLE: COUNTRY-WISE IMPORTS OF PULSES IN INDIA IN 2018-19

































































COUNTRY

IMPORTS (Quantity in MT)

VALUE (in ₹)

 

 

 

Afghanistan

14,868.00

785,968,050.00

 

 

 

Argentina

12,476.00

484,919,761.00

 

 

 

Australia

47,100.00

1,684,881,749.00

 

 

 

Austria

10,620.00

187,586,937.00

 

 

 

Brazil

30,051.00

1,493,539,345.00

 

 

 

Canada

520,321.00

12,606,537,632.00

 

 

 

China

41,662.00

3,281,387,511.00

 

 

 

Djibouti

13,353.00

640,548,343.00

 

 

 

Ethiopia

28,977.00

1,230,758,143.00

 

 

 

Kenya

27,923.00

1,315,385,408.00

 

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

2,520.00

156,180,449.00

 

 

 

Lithuania

53,462.00

935,482,796.00

 

 

 

Madagascar

1,774.00

71,061,956.00

 

 

 

Malawi

35,849.00

1,025,501,037.00

 

 

 

Mozambique

228,408.00

8,598,873,525.00

 

 

 

Myanmar

700,715.00

25,838,447,926.00

 

 

 

Netherland

48,847.00

1,010,536,215.00

 

 

 

Romania

4,108.00

74,845,088.00

 

 

 

Russia

155,682.00

3,010,138,518.00

 

 

 

Singapore

27,492.00

818,351,071.00

 

 

 

South Africa

816.00

67,509,525.00

 

 

 

Sudan

98,001.00

3,411,130,799.00

 

 

 

Tanzania

118,438.00

4,414,068,154.00

 

 

 

Turkey

39,730.00

992,304,436.00

 

 

 

UAE

42,216.00

1,276,989,398.00

 

 

 

UK

2,371.00

51,299,102.00

 

 

 

USA

30,091.00

1,049,236,004.00

 

 

 

Uganda

1,701.00

61,289,110.00

 

 

 

Ukraine

179,275.00

3,453,663,058.00

 

 

 

Uzbekistan

2,169.00

121,395,783.00

 

 

 

Others

6,859.00

203,136,028.00

 

 

 

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Source: Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics

 

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