Major Findings

India’s Import of Food Products Total import of food products of India covered under HS Code 02 – 22 is to the tune of 4.62 bn USD (Chart 1 and Table 1 of Annexure 2) Top 3 items of import are Animal or vegetable fats and oils (HS Code 15, 49.85% share), Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS Code 08, 17.11% share) and Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS Code 07, 13.68% share) Chart 1 : Composition of Total Import of Food Products by India in 2005 (covered under HS Code 02 – 22) Year 2005
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India’s Export of Food Products Total export of food products (covered under HS Code 02 – 22) by India in 2005 is to the tune of 8.36 bn USD (Chart 2 and Table 2 of Annexure 2) Top 3 items of Indian export are Cereals (HS Code 10, 19.56% share), Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS Code 03, 17.01% share) and Coffee, tea, mate and spices (HS Code 09, 10.84% share)

Chart 1 : Composition of Export of Food Products by India in 2005 (covered under HS Code 02 – 22) Year 2005
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21% • France 3.30% • USA 2.India’s Trade in Food Products : Major Export Destinations and Major Supplying Countries HS Code 02 .01% • Germany 0.08% • Germany nil • United Kingdom 8.97% • Belgium nil • Japan nil • Thailand 8. Singapore and Thailand with 34. (Table 4 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 0.29% and 9.01% • France 0.18% • UAE 0.002% • Thailand 0. 9.30%.66% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are Malaysia.08% • United Kingdom 0.39% • Italy 34.08% • USA 0. 10.66% share respectively.02% • Belgium 0.54% • Netherlands 4.Meat and edible meat offal Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are Italy.01% • UAE 8.01% • Netherlands 0.08%.005% • Italy 0.91% and 8. (Table 3 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia 7.02% . Saudi Arabia and Philippines with 18.17% • Japan 0.87% share respectively.

22% • Netherlands 0.68% • Italy 0. (Table 5 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia 0.46% • Germany 0.99%.74% . Japan and China with 23.33% • Netherlands 0.07% • UAE 3.47%.01% • Belgium 0.79% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are USA.23% • United Kingdom 3.07% share respectively.01% and 5.99% • Belgium 6.57% • France 2. (Table 6 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 1.56 % • Germany 1.13% • Italy 2. 15.74% and 9.31% • UAE 0. molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are Bangladesh.HS CODE 03 : Fish and crustaceans.25% • USA 23.98% • Thailand 0.37% • Japan 1.75% share respectively.03% • France 0. USA and Yemen with 45.74% • Thailand 1.88% • USA 12.69% • United Kingdom 5. 12.36% • Japan 15.

96%.66% .19% • Italy 0.59% • United Kingdom 9. 18.63% • USA 5.74% share respectively.23% • Netherlands 7.95% • Thailand 1. 9. natural honey.002% • Thailand 0.46% • UAE 11. (Table 7 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia 0.57% • UAE 1. France and Denmark with 19.65% • United Kingdom 0.HS CODE 04 : Dairy produce.44%.14% • Belgium 0. Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are Nepal. USA and Bangladesh with 11.47% • Japan 0. (Table 8 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 0.11% • Japan 3.62% • France 18.96% • USA 9.14% and 6.0001% • Germany 4.78% • Germany 9.04% share respectively. birds eggs.29% • Netherlands 0.49% • Italy 4.49% and 12.30% • France 0.01% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are UAE.49% • Belgium 0.

54% • Netherlands nil • France 0.22% • France 11.26% .HS Code 05 .39% and 5.39% • Belgium 0. 14.36% • USA 14. France and Germany with 40. (Table 9 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia 0.01% • Thailand 5.77% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are Japan.38% • Belgium 7.23% • USA 2.Products of animal origin.00% • Thailand 0.99% • Italy 3. USA and Thailand with 55.40% • Netherlands 0.41%.65% and 8.12% • Germany 0.47% • UAE 0.78% share respectively. not elsewhere specified Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are China.03% • Japan 0.40% • UAE 0.05% • Germany 8.77% share respectively. (Table 10 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 0.78% • United Kingdom 2.19% • United Kingdom 2. 11.88% • Japan 40.65% • Italy 3.00%.

09% • Japan 0.76% • Japan 18.28%.HS CODE 06 .05% • Netherlands 49.10% • USA 3. 18. China and Thailand with 49.60% • Belgium 0.28% share respectively.98% • Germany 0.08% and 12.13% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are USA.12% • France 2. Japan and UK with 25.13% share respectively.34% . 16.Live trees and other plants.12% • USA 25.05% • Germany 8. (Table 11 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia 0.28% • UAE 2.09% • United Kingdom 0.28% • Belgium 1.72% • Thailand 0. Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are Netherlands.72% and 10.02% • UAE 0.54% • Netherlands 9.05% • Italy 3.68% • Italy 0. (Table 12 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 1.02% • Thailand 12.08% • United Kingdom 10.10% • France 2.10%.

82% • Belgium 0.69% and 8.12% • Italy 0.56% • Netherlands 0.01% • United Kingdom 0.65% • Germany 1.HS Code 07 .87% and 10.01% • USA 2.02%.74% • Japan 0. (Table 14 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 0.01% • Japan 0.49% • UAE 7.01% • Thailand 0.Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are Myanmar.03% • Netherlands 0.02% . 23.66% share respectively.28% • United Kingdom 2.004% • France 1.01% • UAE 0. Sri Lanka and Malaysia with 24.56% • France 2.02% • Germany 0.64%. 9.78% share respectively.10% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are Bangladesh. (Table 13 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia 5.31% • Belgium 0.85% • USA 5.21% • Thailand 0.39% • Italy 0. Canada and Pakistan with 39.

HS Code 08 .68% • USA 26.17% • United Kingdom 6.0004% • Thailand 0.Edible fruit and nuts.04% • Italy 0.68% • Germany 2.48% • Netherlands 0.75% • Netherlands 14.19% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are USA.75% • UAE 10.27% • USA 17. 14.56% • Thailand 0.68% share respectively.74% • Belgium 0.54% and 10.54% • France 2.12% • Germany 0.001% • United Kingdom 0.74%.18% share respectively.004% • Japan 0.Bissau with 17.58% • Belgium 1. (Table 15 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia 1.58%.33% . (Table 16 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 0. Netherlands and UAE with 26.96% • Japan 3.01% • France 0. peel of citrus fruit or melons Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are USA. Cote d’Ivoire and Guinea.45% • Italy 0.59% and 12.13% • UAE 0. 14.

16% • Netherlands 0.97% • Belgium 2.56%.01% • Thailand 0.56% • Germany 7.14% • United Kingdom 8.52% • Japan 3.Coffee.35% • Belgium 0.41% • Thailand 0.01% • Italy 9.003% • Italy 0. 8.54% • USA 8.01%.15% .11% • Netherlands 2.78% and 17.23% • UAE 0.17% • USA 0. (Table 18 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 3.08% • UAE 8. Indonesia and Sri Lanka with 25.HS Code 09 .05% • France 1. mate and spices Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are Vietnam.48% • Germany 0.08% • United Kingdom 0. (Table 17 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia 0.97% and 8. tea.54% share respectively.19% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are Italy.09% • France 0.81% share respectively. USA and UAE with 9. 19.09% • Japan 0.

22% . 7.67% • Netherlands nil • France nil • Italy nil • Germany nil • United Kingdom nil • UAE 0.001% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are Saudi Arabia.18% • UAE 5.HS Code 10 .48% • United Kingdom 3.02% • Thailand 0. Argentina and USA with 84.07% • Japan 0. (Table 19 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia 84.14% share respectively.04% • USA 3.90% • USA 1.60% • France 0.84% • Germany 0. Bangladesh and Nigeria with 26.50% and 7.16% and 3.68% share respectively.90% • Belgium 1.Cereals Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are Australia.14% • Belgium nil • Japan nil • Thailand 0.50% • Italy 0.67%. (Table 20 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 0. 16.30% • Netherlands 0.03%.

31% share respectively.60% • UAE 9. (Table 22 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 1.80% • UAE 1.52% • Netherlands 10.35% • Japan 0.41% • France 11. UAE and Indonesia with 13.Products of the milling industry.58% • USA 13.73% • Thailand 5.80% share respectively.66% • Belgium 0.40% • Thailand 7.96% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are USA.63% • Italy 5. 10. (Table 21 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia 4.58% and 9.41% and 9. inulin Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are France.66%. malt.84% • United Kingdom 9. starches.14% • Italy 0. Netherlands and UK with 11. 9.57% • France 0.15% • USA 3.12% • Germany 2.40% • Germany 7.64% • United Kingdom 7.90% • Netherlands 1.38% .HS Code 11 .25% • Japan 4.63%.26% • Belgium 6.

29% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are Indonesia.56% • USA 13.98% share respectively.15% • UAE 2. USA and Malaysia with 14. (Table 24 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 1. 10.84% • United Kingdom 0. Turkey and Ghana with 10.81% and 7.46% • Netherlands 3.62% • United Kingdom 3.01% • USA 5.76% • Belgium 0.61%.81% • Belgium 0.50% • Netherlands 10.Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are Netherlands. 12.26% • Italy 1. (Table 23 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia 5.04%.00% • France 2.03% • Germany 0.05% • Thailand 0.HS Code 12 .48% • Japan 2.44% • France 0.81% • Thailand 7.19% .79% • UAE 0.44% share respectively.00% and 7.22% • Germany 3.77% • Italy 1.98% • Japan 2.

01% • Thailand 0.58% • UAE 0.Lac.79% • UAE 1.52% • Netherlands 1.73%. 9.36% share respectively.08% • France 3.52% .92%. (Table 26 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 1.41% • United Kingdom 0.13% • USA 9. Germany and China with 38.31% • Thailand 4.29% • United Kingdom 2. Nigeria and Afghanistan with 24.50% • Japan 8.70% • Italy 1. resins and other vegetable saps and extracts Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are Indonesia.29% and 8.HS Code 13 . gums.76% • France 1.88% • Italy 2.42% • Germany 9. (Table 25 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia % • Netherlands 0. 13.33% • USA 38.70% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are USA.92% • Belgium 1.57% • Germany 2.58% • Belgium 0.02% • Japan 0.15% and 12.03% share respectively.

01% • Thailand 0. (Table 28 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 0.Vegetable plaiting materials. 14. 17.24% • Netherlands 0.28% • Germany 6. Vietnam and Indonesia with 52.78% share respectively. (Table 27 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia nil • Netherlands nil • France nil • Italy nil • Germany 0.22%.01% • Belgium 0.66% and 9.17% • United Kingdom 1.13% • USA 4.43% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are China.79% • UAE 3.HS Code 14 . Sri Lanka and Japan with 18.31%.09% .38% • United Kingdom nil • UAE nil • USA 0.10% and 12. vegetable products nes Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are Nepal.01% share respectively.32% • Japan 0.003% • Thailand 0.04% • Italy 2.09% • Belgium 0.47% • France 1.97% • Japan 9.

84% and 8.82% • Germany 2.69% .81% • UAE 3. (Table 30 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 0.03% • UAE 2.41% share respectively.01% • Netherlands 0.67% • France 9.HS Code 15 .54%. 13.003% • Italy 0.42% • Belgium 0.34% • United Kingdom 2.03% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are USA.47% • Netherlands 13. (Table 29 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia 0.67% and 11.07% • USA 1.002% • Thailand 0. Netherlands and China with 14.Animal or vegetable fats and oils Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are Indonesia.97% • Japan 7. 28.15% • Belgium 0.97% • Italy 1.51% • Thailand 3.56% share respectively.08% • Japan 0. Argentina and Malaysia with 40.10% • Germany 0.02% • France 0.03% • USA 14.05% • United Kingdom 0.42%.

23%.63% • Belgium nil • Japan 3. 15.01% • United Kingdom 0. 7.61% • UAE 1.32% • Italy 7.59% • Italy 7.04% • Netherlands 0.95% • France 3.52% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are Japan.30% and 7.70 % • Thailand 0. (Table 31 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia 3.45% and 7. of fish or of crustaceans Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are Rep.68% • Netherlands 5.43% • Belgium 7.70%. Belgium and USA with 19.21% • UAE 5. (Table 32 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 0. of Korea.51% .20% • France 0.Preparations of meat.87% • USA 7.43% share respectively.59% • United Kingdom 4.37% • Germany 0. Sri Lanka and Italy with 28.27% • Thailand 6.37% share respectively.45% • Japan19.44% • USA 2.16% • Germany 2.HS Code 16 .

84% • Germany 0.98% • USA 1.73% • Italy 0. Sri Lanka and Bangladesh with 18.55% and 4.01% .69% share respectively.07% • Belgium 0.46% • United Kingdom 0. (Table 33 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia 4.12%.72% • USA 4. 7. 14.09%.19% and 12. (Table 34 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 0.90% • UAE 2. South Africa and Australia with 67.02% • Thailand 0.38% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are Pakistan.49% • Belgium 2.32% share respectively.20% • France 0.32% • Netherlands 2.16% • Japan 0.Sugars and sugar confectionery Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are Brazil.15% • United Kingdom 0.32% • UAE 0.HS Code 17 .32% • Netherlands 0.07% • France 0.11% • Germany 1.30% • Italy 1.19% • Japan % • Thailand 1.

72% • UAE 8.23% • USA 4.44% and 5.13% • Italy 0.80%. Netherlands and Malaysia with 24.01% • Germany 0. 11.03% • Belgium 0.54% • Italy 0.13% • Japan 1.10% • USA 1.005% . 8.Cocoa and cocoa preparations Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are Ghana.70% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are Nepal.37% • Netherlands 8.41% share respectively. (Table 35 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia 0.09% • Belgium 0.44% • France 0.16%.49% • Thailand 0.10% share respectively. (Table 36 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 2.85% • United Kingdom 3.01% • Thailand 0.65% • Japan 0.78% and 8.HS Code 18 .06% • Netherlands 6. Malaysia and UAE with 41.39% • France 1.87% • United Kingdom 3.86% • UAE 5.30% • Germany 0.

38% • Japan 0.93% share respectively.59% • USA 43.50% • Germany 0.75% • Netherlands 6.18% • France 0.45% • Belgium 0.57% • Italy 4.HS Code 19 .63% • USA 17.19% • Italy 0.38% share respectively.06% • Japan 0.81% • UAE 1. UK and Nepal with 17. (Table 38 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 2.42% • United Kingdom 2.38% and 5.38% • UAE 5.86%.03% and 8. 14.11% • Germany 0.55% • United Kingdom 14. bakers' wares Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are USA.Preparations of cereals.10% • Netherlands 0.45%.35% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are USA. (Table 37 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia 0. starch or milk. flour.47% • Thailand 2.66% .86% • Belgium 0. Nepal Denmark and with 43. 15.58% • France 0.10% • Thailand 1.

29% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are Russian Federation.26% • Thailand 3.26% • United Kingdom 7.35% • Netherlands 8.70% • Germany 1.53% • Italy 0. China and Netherlands with 19.78% • USA 19. 16.36% • Thailand 0. USA and UK with 20.Preparations of vegetables.HS Code 20 .37% • UAE 4.63% • Japan 0.62% • Italy 0.84% share respectively. (Table 39 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia 1.04% .03% • Netherlands 7. fruit or nuts Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are USA.35% and 7.43% • United Kingdom 1. 19.68% • Japan 2.18% • Germany 2.13% • Belgium 0.84% • France 8.20%.36% share respectively.13%.35% • Belgium 2. (Table 40 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 3.36% • UAE 3.06% • France 2.70% • USA 19.88% and 8.

11% .70% and 7. (Table 41 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia 0.38%.66% • UAE 1.86% • Thailand 7.12%.14% • France 2.17% • United Kingdom 3.05% • Japan 2.43% • France 0. USA and Ukraine with 31. 8.58% • USA 45.65% • United Kingdom 4.31% • USA 8.67% • Netherlands 0.03% share respectively.03% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are Russian Federation. (Table 42 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 0. 7. China and Thailand with 45.53% share respectively.57% • Thailand 0.Miscellaneous edible preparations Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are USA.00% • UAE 5.68% and 7.59% • Japan 0.HS Code 21 .68% • Belgium 0.39% • Germany 1.46% • Italy 2.87% • Italy 0.43% • Germany 1.13% • Netherlands 4.12% • Belgium 0.

76% • Germany 0.96% • France 3.72% • France 0.Beverages.45% • Thailand 13.16% • Germany 0.69% • Netherlands 1.81% • UAE 26.17% • Belgium 0.96% • Italy 0.09% • Netherlands 0.29% • Italy 0.46%.39% • Japan 1.89% share respectively. 11. (Table 44 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in India’s exports • Australia 0.62% share respectively. Jamaica and Thailand with 26. (Table 43 of Annexure 2) Share of Focus Countries in Indian imports • Australia 0.HS Code 22 .62% • United Kingdom 11.75% • USA 0.68% and 13. UK and Nepal with 61.20% • United Kingdom 0.77% • USA 3.72% • Belgium 0.02% • Thailand 0.04% Major Export Destinations Top three export destinations are UAE. spirits and vinegar Major Supplying Countries Top three Suppliers are Brazil.68% • UAE 1.89% .10% • Japan 0.77%.68% and 7. 17.

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