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Export of soybean meal falls 72.33%

Export of soybean meal falls 72.33%


By Sutanuka Ghosal, ET Bureau | 4 Sep, 2015, 03.11PM IST



On a financial year basis, the export during April 2015 to August 2015 is 35,858 tons as compared to 96,201 tons in the same period of previous year.
On a financial year basis, the export during April 2015 to August 2015 is 35,858 tons as compared to 96,201 tons in the same period of previous year.

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KOLKATA: Export of soybean meal during August, 2015 was just 769 tons as compared to 2,778 tons in August, 2014 showing a decrease of 72.33 per cent over the same period of last year, according to a release issued by Soybean Processors Association of India (SOPA) on Friday.

On a financial year basis, the export during April 2015 to August 2015 is 35,858 tons as compared to 96,201 tons in the same period of previous year showing a decrease of 62.73 per cent.

During current Oil year, (October 2014 - September 2015), total exports during October 2014 to August, 2015 is 5,85,485 tons as against 20,60,782 tons last year, showing a decrease by 71.59 per cent.

The data has been collected and compiled by SOPA based on the information received from the Members, Port Authorities and Other Agencies. The data does not include exports to Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh by Rail or Road.