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Export of soybean meal increases by 235%

Export of soybean meal and its other value added products during July 2017 has been pegged at 0.98 lakh tons compared to 0.29 lakh tons in July 2016 showing an increase of 235 per cent over the same period of last year, according to a release issued by Soybean Processors Association of India (SOPA) on Tuesday.

On a financial year basis, the export during April’2017 to July’2017 is 4.69 lakh tons as compared to 1.19 lakh tons in the same period of previous year showing an increase of 292 per cent.

The release added that during current oil year, (October 2016 – September 2017), total exports during October 2016 to July 2017 is 16.46 lakh tons as against 3.48 lakh tons during the same period last year, showing an increase of 372.72 per cent.