Export of Meat during last 3 years from India

By | November 30, 2015
(Last Updated On: November 30, 2015)

As per Press release by Ministry of Commerce & Industry of Govt of India 30-November, 2015

There are 64 Abattoirs-cum-Meat Processing Plants/stand alone Abattoirs and 38 meat processing plants registered with Agricultural Processed Export Development Authority (APEDA) in the country at present.

The quantity and value of meat exported from the country during each of last three years and the current year, product and country-wise is given below.  As per Foreign Trade Policy of the Government, meat export of beef which covers cows, oxen, bulls and calves is prohibited and is not allowed.


Quantity in MT/Value in US$ Million


(Upto Sept.)

BUFFALO MEAT10761033201.1413656434350.3814755404781.18598841889.98
OTHER MEAT1940.432680.552620.44
PROCESSED MEAT7961.735081.294052.29270.91
SHEEP/GOAT MEAT1528778.3522608115.3723614135.71125072.75
Grand Total10923803281.6513890274467.5914998214919.62611611963.64


(ii)          Country-wise (top five) export of meat

Quantity in MT/Value in Rs.Crore

COUNTRY2012-132013-142014-152015-16               (Apr to Sep)
SAUDI ARAB73852.091301.2280432.321691.7980844.871844.3633315.75805.49
Grand Total1092373.2617847.171389013.0327163.011499805.5930127.56611690.9812645.04

As per Foreign Trade Policy of the Government, export and import of live camel is‘restricted’ and meat of the camel is ‘free’.   However, no export of meat of camel during the last three years and the current year (Upto September, 2015) has been made.

This information was given by the Minister of State(Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Commerce & Industry Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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