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Honey Exports from India Decline This Year

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Pune, June 5, 2010: The website of Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, Government of India (APEDA) shows that Indian exports of (natural) honey during April – December 2009 amounted to 4683.58 metric tons valued at (estimated) Rs. 461 million. This seems to be lower compared to the previous years. The total quantity of honey exported during 2008-2009 was 15,587.55 metric tons valued at Rs. 1490 million. Major honey importing countries from India in that year were, in the order of the quantity of honey imported, were: USA, Saudi arabia, Germany, Belgium, and UK. Morocco, UAR, and Yemen Republic imported honey in smaller quantities.