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Rise in FAO price index to promote agri exports: Union Minister Piyush Goyal.
Jul 26, 2021

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal informed in the House that the prices of cereals were on the rise and the FAO Food Price Index for Cereals has risen from 99.3 per cent in April 2020 to 129.4 per cent in June 2021 providing an opportunity for food exports benefiting farmers.
 
Responding to a question raised by the Rajya Sabha member Vemireddy Prabhakar Reddy on Friday, the Union Minister said that the government has introduced a comprehensive Agriculture Export Policy (AEP) to harness export potential of Indian agriculture and raise farmers' income to promote agricultural exports.
    

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