India’s mango exports have witnessed a notable increase of 19 percent, reaching a total value of USD 47.98 million during the period from April to August in the current fiscal year, as reported by the commerce ministry. In terms of volume, the exports surged from 22,963.78 tonnes in the previous year to 27,330.02 tonnes in the first five months of this fiscal year.
The United States emerged as the leading destination for Indian mango exports, with 2,043.60 tonnes shipped during the same period, marking a 19 percent growth compared to the previous year. Other significant export markets include Japan (43 tonnes), New Zealand (111 tonnes), Australia (58.42 tonnes), South Africa (4.44 tonnes), as well as Iran, Mauritius, Czech Republic, and Nigeria.
To facilitate mango exports, the Indian government invited the United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) inspector for pre-clearance of mangoes at irradiation facilities located in Vashi, Nashik, Bengaluru, and Ahmedabad.
The total export value of mangoes during the first five months of this fiscal year reached USD 47.98 million, which signifies a 19 percent increase from the previous year’s value of USD 40.33 million for the same period. Additionally, inspectors from South Korea have also been invited to perform pre-clearance checks, enabling the export of 18.43 tonnes of mangoes treated at the authorized Vapour Heat Treatment facility, under the joint supervision of the Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine, and Storage (DPPQS) in India, and the Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency (APQA) in South Korea.