India exported 5.57 lakh tonnes of spices and spice products worth Rs. 8,850.53 crore during April-September 2017, compared with 4.5 lakh tonnes of exports worth Rs. 8,700 crore during the same period a year earlier.
This is an increase of 24% in quantity and 2% in rupee terms, said a press release.
The press release cited the Spices Board chairman A. Jayathilak as saying that chilli, cumin, turmeric, cardamom, garlic and mint exports were in ‘great’ demand from among the Indian spices.