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.

(i)        EXPORT OF MEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS:

Quantity in MT/Value in US$ Million

  2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16

(Upto Sept.)

COMMODITY Qty VALUE Qty VALUE Qty VALUE Qty VALUE
BUFFALO MEAT 1076103 3201.14 1365643 4350.38 1475540 4781.18 59884 1889.98
OTHER MEAT 194 0.43 268 0.55 262 0.44
PROCESSED MEAT 796 1.73 508 1.29 405 2.29 27 0.91
SHEEP/GOAT MEAT 15287 78.35 22608 115.37 23614 135.71 1250 72.75
Grand Total 1092380 3281.65 1389027 4467.59 1499821 4919.62 61161 1963.64

 

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

Quantity in MT/Value in Rs.Crore

COUNTRY 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16               (Apr to Sep)
QTY VAL QTY VAL QTY VAL QTY VAL
VIETNAM 302556.15 5129.19 524483.90 10976.18 633939.42 13210.11 208533.10 4586.80
EGYPT 71295.33 1257.20 107825.72 2033.33 128082.00 2574.03 80948.00 1659.03
MALAYSIA 115360.03 1943.71 121713.22 2356.42 130876.81 2586.03 69623.90 1381.61
SAUDI ARAB 73852.09 1301.22 80432.32 1691.79 80844.87 1844.36 33315.75 805.49
IRAQ 24738.20 352.99 29992.00 526.77 23602.54 406.16 24665.46 449.18
Others 504571.47 7862.86 524565.87 9578.52 502459.96 9506.88 194604.77 3762.94
Grand Total 1092373.26 17847.17 1389013.03 27163.01 1499805.59 30127.56 611690.98 12645.04

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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