Noida tops UP’s overall exports at Rs 74,000 cr
Lucknow, May 24 (KNN) The export basket of Uttar Pradesh has touched Rs 1.59 lakh crore from April 2022 to February 2023 and Noida has surpassed as the district with most exports at Rs 74,000 crore, as per Federation of India Exports Organisation’s (FIEO) latest data.
The state’s exports have gone up by Rs 10,000 crore in the past year, it said.
FIEO says that the government's subsidies to counter the high costs of transportation in view of UP's landlocked status and push to the one district-one product scheme, have helped in taking the exports up.
As per the data, the total quantum of exports from UP in 2021-22 was Rs 1.57 lakh crore while from April 2022 to February 2023, it touched Rs 1.59 lakh crore.
In 2021-22, Gujarat topped all states with exports of Rs 9.46 lakh crore, followed by Maharashtra with Rs 5.45 lakh crore. UP is fifth on the list, behind Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
UP is prominently exporting to the USA, UAE, Germany, United Kingdom, Nepal, France, Spain, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia and Bangladesh. Among the products which are driving up the state's exports are telecom instruments, buffalo meat, RMG Cotton including accessories, RMG manmade fibre, leather footwear, saddlery and harness, aluminium and aluminium products, silk and handmade carpets, machinery and engineering goods, wheat, rice, sugar, iron and steel, handicrafts etc. (KNN Bureau)