India’s spices exports up 6%

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Reuters: India’s total spice exports rose 6 percent on the year during April-November led by a rise in the exports of chilli, ginger and garlic, data from the Spices Board of India showed.

Total spices exports in April-November stood at 361,650 tonnes, compared with 341,950 tonnes a year ago.

In the April-November period, chilli exports rose 26 per cent to 166,000 tonnes.

Spices, which showed a decline in exports, included pepper, turmeric and cumin seed (jeera).

Exports of pepper fell 17 per cent to 11,500 tonnes in April-November, that of turmeric fell 11 per cent to 33,000 tonnes and jeera fell 36 per cent to 22,500 tonnes.