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Edible oils and oilseeds economy of India

Vijay Paul Sharma

Edible oils and oilseeds economy of India

by Vijay Paul Sharma

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Published by Oxford & IBH Pub. Co. in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementVijay Paul Sharma, Saradentu Patnaik, Hiren Tilala.
SeriesCMA publication -- no. 218
ContributionsPatnaik, Saradentu., Tilala, Hiren., Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Centre for Management in Agriculture.
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 237 p. :
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16314850M
LC Control Number2007391918

There is a storm brewing in the oilseeds and edible oils sector. Key oilseed prices in India, such as soybean prices, have gained 14 per cent since mid-January, while its by-product, refined soyoil have gained five per cent. The rally in soybean is the result of the . Oilseeds are major crops and meet the country’s needs for edible oils. Also, technical advancement in dryland farming is needed to maximise productivity and farm income. If the country achieves self-sufficiency in oilseeds it would have a significant impact on agriculture and the economy and would also reduce dependence on foreign markets.

India is one of the largest producer of oilseeds in the world and this sector occupies an important position in the agricultural economy. Oilseeds and edible oils are two of the most sensitive essential commodities. India grows oilseeds on an area of over 26 million hectares, with productivity of around kg a hectare. Soybean, Sunflower, forming the edible group and Linseed and Castor, forming the non-edible group. In addition Cottonseed, Rice bran, seeds of some tree species, etc., are also being exploited for vegetable oils. Development of oilseeds and vegetable oils holds an important place in Indian economy. There has been some gap between supply and.

Palm oil, soy oil, and sunflower oil are expected to penetrate regional markets further in the future, with the packaged edible oil segment leading the way for future growth of the industry. However, vegetable oil consumption growth has been putting a lot of pressure on India’s trade balance and budget due to the high dependence on imports.   According to GGN Research, an Indore-based agri-commodity analytics firm, 58% of India’s estimated edible oil consumption of mt in was accounted for by groundnut. This was followed by mustard (28%), cottonseed (10%) and other indigenous oils .


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Edible oils and oilseeds economy of India by Vijay Paul Sharma Download PDF EPUB FB2

As a result of this, India spends Rs 75, crore of its foreign exchange in edible oils import. Edible oils are among the top five imports on which a. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gulati, V.P.

(Ved Prakash). Oilseeds and edible oil economy of India. New Delhi: Vikas Pub. House,   India annually imports around 15 million tonnes of edible oils, including more than 9 million tonnes of palm oil and about million tonnes each of soy oil and sunflower oil.

It buys palm oil from Indonesia and Malaysia and other oils, such as soy and sunflower oil, from Argentina, Brazil, Ukraine and Russia. A comprehensive overview of the edible oil sector in India is provided. Data and analyses are provided on the production of a range of oilseed crops, including groundnut, mustard/rapeseed, soyabean, sesame, sunflower, safflower, nigerseed, linseed, castor, cottonseed and coconut.

Analyses by state are also included. The state of the oil processing industry in India is by: 2. Economy of India M L Jhala India has been forced to go in for large imports of edible oils since the domestic production of oilseeds falls short of demand. In the first part of this paper the author seeks to identify the factors responsible for this situation.

Trends in area, yield, production, prices and farm incomes of the oilseeds economy are dealt with. The government intends to increase production from to million tonnes of oilseeds that will produce to million tonnes of edible oils from primary sources by.

India depends on imports to meet about 70 per cent of its edible oil requirement, estimated at around 23 million tonnes. The edible oil import bill hovers around a whopping $11 billion.

2 days ago  India has become the single largest importer of edible oils in the world, he noted. “The restriction is also necessary because raising of import duties has only been able to check the. Additional availability of oilseeds for subsequent crush-to-oil will also increase domestic edible oil production by percent to MMT.

India will need MMT of vegetable oil supply to meet rising consumption demand and therefore imports. %.The import figure of edible oils during reveals that India imported a total of million tonnes of oilseed and vegetable oil products worthing Rs. crore Table 3).

Vegetable oils Oils Oilseeds Oils Oilseeds Oils Oilseeds Primary source (A) R-M The chart below demonstrates the structure of Indian edible oil industry. Figure 1 Edible Oils Industry in India- Structure. Classification. India produces 9 types of oilseeds from which various edible oils are manufactured.

The charts below will illustrate various types of oil seeds produced in the nation and edible oils produced.

India is considering raising import taxes on edible oils as the country seeks to become self-reliant by boosting local oilseed production with the help of tax revenues, two government and two.

New Delhi: As India's pact with Malaysia and Indonesia came to an end, trade body SEA on Monday said the government should hike customs duty on soya, sunflower and crude palm oils and encourage domestic production.

The Solvent Extractors Association of India (SEA) also urged the government to ban the import of refined palm oils or palmolien in order to encourage domestic.

No wonder India’s oilseed production has remained stagnant but consumption of edible oils driven by improved affluence has skyrocketed and. Removing of restrictions on export of all edible oils will provide additional marketing avenues for edible oils and oilseeds.

It will benefit the farmers by way of better realisation for oilseeds. It will also result in utilization of idle capacity in India’s edible oils industry. As India struggles to grapple with its growing imports for vegetable oil—over 67 per cent of our current demand is met by imports—a hidden source of unlimited potential lies untapped.

Tree-borne oilseeds (TBOs), a minor forest produce, can significantly contribute to averting this situation. Thus, the overall import payment against crude edible oils and oilseeds totalled $bn in against a little less than $bn.

But GDP growth in. Stimulus needed for the growth of India’s edible oilseed economy. NEW DELHI: The Union Budget has several sops for the development of the agriculture sector, including a substantial allocation of funds to the tune of RS lakh Finance Minister has also unveiled a point agenda to achieve this, reiterating the Union Government’s commitment to double farmers’ incomes.

This book analyses the performance and potential of India’s oilseed sector, identifies the major constraints facing the industry and suggests options for increasing the country’s oilseed production and productivity, taking into account the changing policy environment, increasing demand, slow growth in domestic production and rising imports.

Oilseeds have been the backbone of agricultural economy of India since long. Indian vegetable oil economy is the fourth largest in the world next to USA, China and Brazil. Oilseed crops play the second important role in the Indian agricultural economy next to food grains in terms of area and production.

Consumption Of Edible Oils In India Demand Scenario upto Due to high growth in income levels, increasing trend in spending & better living standards; India promises to continue high growth in consumption of edible oils and consumption may reach 23 ml T by @ 3% growth rate.

15,7 16,7 17,44 18,08 19 19,The oilseed accounts for 13% of the Gross Cropped Area, 3% of the Gross National Product and 10% value of all agricultural commodities This sector has recorded annual growth rate of area, production and yield @ %, % and % respectively during last decade ().

No wonder India's oilseed production has remained stagnant but consumption of edible oils driven by improved affluence has skyrocketed and .