India is the largest producer & exporter of Chilies in the world. Right now the prospects are excellent as Bumper crops are expected as against Crop failures in China & Pakistan.
Exports during September 2003: 4000 Tonnes ( 20 crores)
Exports during September 2004: 12500 Tonnes ( 45 crores)
Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, Rajasthan, Gujarat, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu & Karnataka are the main producers of Chilies in India
There is excellent Business Opportunities in processing Chiles (Capsicum) to produce value added products & export to world markets
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