India’s largest import commodity in Agriculture

  1. Edible Vegetable Oils are India’s largest agricultural imports, followed by wood and wood products & Pulses sharing the 34%, 18%, 18%.

Commodity

Import (2008)

Vegetable Oils Fixed (Edible)

10301.09

Wood & Wood Products

5456.6

Pulses

5374.94

Wheat

2657.51

Fruits & Nuts Excluding Cashew Nuts

1858.39

Cashew Nuts

1714.75

Spices

973.64

Cotton (Raw & Waste)

912.14

Cereal Preparation

161.83

Oil Seeds

149.32

Jute (Raw)

148.01

Tea

130.95

Milk & Cream

28.96

Other Cereals

19.34

Vegetable & Animal fats

12.48

Sugar 

5.87

Rice

0.42

Total Agricultural Imports

29906.24

Total National Imports

1012311.70

% Share of Agricultural Import in 

2.95

Director General of Commercial Intelligence & Statistics, Ministry of Commerce, Kolkata.

All Data March 2008, Values in ` Crore

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  • ravi
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    that’s not good for Indian economic health