PRODUCTION AND MARKETING OF TURMERIC IN ASSAM

Mridu Pavan Chintey

Abstract


With the launching of the new Economic policy, the emphasis of the government and the policy makers has tilted toward the commodities, which have market potential and could be exported to earn valuable foreign exchange. Amongst the various agriculture commodities which have market and export potential from India spices occupy a place of pride. Amongst Various spices turmeric is one of the most important crops and as a result India is the largest producer, consumer and exporter of turmeric in the world markets. It occupied an area of 16430 lakh hectares with total production of 375000 metric tonnes, accounting for nearly 60 Percent of the world turmeric production during the year 2015-16. Indian turmeric is considered to be the best in world because of its high curcumin content. The Important countries which import turmeric and turmeric products from Indian are U.S.A, U.K., UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, U.K, Netherland, Germany, France, Russia, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, South Korea and middle –east countries.

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