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GI certified Madurai Jasmine Flowers exported to US, Dubai

Geographical Indications (GI) certified Madurai jasmine and other traditional flowers like lily, button rose, chamanthi, and marigold were exported to United States and United Arab Emirates (UAE) on July 8, 2021 from Tamil Nadu. Key Points This will fulfil the need of Indian diaspora for fresh flowers for deities at home and temples. These flowers ..

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Mishri variety of cherries from Kashmir exported to Dubai

First Commercial shipment of Mishri variety of cherries was exported to Dubai from Srinagar on July 6, 2021 in order to boost horticultural exports. Key Points In June, a sample consignment was sent to Dubai from Sri Nagar prior to this shipment. After an encouraging response from consumers in Dubai, first commercial shipment was exported ..

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Assam’s Burmese grapes exported to Dubai

To harness the export potential of agricultural & processed food products from north-eastern states, fresh Burmese grapes shipment was exported to Dubai from Guwahati. Highlights Burmese grapes are referred as ‘Leteku’ in Assamese language. Leteku is rich in vitamin C and Iron. Grapes were sourced and packed at a collection centre in Darang district of ..

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Export of processed food products increase by 27% during April-February 20-21

The exports of processed food products during April-February 2020-21 grew by 26.51%. Their exports amounted to Rs 43,798 crores during this period. Exports of Processed Food Products The major food products exported during 2020-21 were processed vegetables, pulses, processed fruits and juices, guar gum, groundnuts, milled products, oil meals, alcoholic beverages and oil meals. The ..

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What is Suez Canal Blockade?

A container ship called the “Ever Given” recently ran aground in the Suez Canal. This blocked more than 400 ships from transiting the canal. The blockage created huge impacts on global trade and is referred to as Suez Canal Crisis 2021 or Suez Canal Blockade. Impacts of the Blockade The Cargo ship was headed from ..

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