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Cashew Export Promotion Council of India

 

Cashew Export Promotion Council of India

Cashew Export Promotion Council of India
CEPCI
Logo of CEPCI
Agency overview
Formed 12 September 1974
Jurisdiction Government of Kerala
Headquarters Mundakkal, Kollam, Kerala, India
Minister responsible Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Commerce, Government of India
Agency executives Hari Krishnan R. Nair, Chairman of the Board
Anu S Pillai, Vice-chairman of the Board
Parent agency Department of Commerce, Government of India
Website .org.cashewindiawww

The Cashew Export Promotion Council of India or CEPC or CEPCI was established by the Government of India in 1955, with the active cooperation of the

  1. ^ CEPCI - Kollam
  2. ^ CEPCI - Kollam
  3. ^ CEPCI
  4. ^ CEPCI - BS
  5. ^ Cashew Industry In India
  6. ^ [1] Members Directory - CPCI
  7. ^ Methodology - Conceptual framework of the problem
  8. ^ [2] Rise in earnings from cashew kernel exports - The Hindu
  9. ^ [3] CEPCI - Kollam
  10. ^ [4] CEPC Lab, Kollam
  11. ^ [5] Kollam Port for tourism enthusiasts too

References

See also

  • Analytical equipment
  • Library
  • Research facilities
  • Microbiology Department
  • Chemistry Department
  • Biotechnology Department

Facilities

The CEPC Laboratory and Technical Division was established by The Cashew Export Promotion Council of India (CEPC) in 1997. It is situated at Cashew Bhavan, Mundakkal, Kollam city. The lab is capable to do food products testing, water testing and other quality-based testing services. They also offer consultancy services to the food processing industry and field surveys.[10] There is a plan to set up a quarantine facility and a cashew testing lab at the Kollam Port with the support of the Cashew Export Promotion Council.[11]

CEPC Laboratory and Technical Division

Country Exported quantity Value Year
USA 47,611 tonnes Rs.1,470.47 crore 2011-12
UAE 14,173 tonnes Rs.606.11 crore 2011-12
Netherlands 11,517 tonnes Rs.365.57 crore 2011-12
Japan -- Rs.237.45 crore 2011-12
Saudi Arabia -- Rs.207.01 crore 2011–12

Biggest importers of cashew kernel from India

India is on top nowadays in exporting cashew kernels and cashew nut shell liquid (CNSL). Foreign exchange earned by the country through export of cashew kernels during 2011–12 touched Rs.4,390 crore as per statistics of Cashew Export Promotion Council of India. 1.31 lakh tonnes of kernel were exported during 2011–12; 90% of this export quality cashew kernels are prepared from Kollam. United States of America (USA) is the biggest importer of cashew kernel from India (47,611 tonnes during 2011-12 for a cost of Rs.1,470.47 crore). They are the biggest importer of CNSL from India. United Arab Emirates (UAE) stood second in kernel import (14,173 tonnes during 2011-12 for a cost of Rs.606.11 crore). Other major importers were Netherlands, Japan, Saudi, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Singapore, Italy, Greece, Australia, Kuwait, Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, Canada, Thailand, Russia, Norway, Syria, and Hong Kong.[8] CEPCI is expecting a rise in export, i.e. 275,000 tonnes by 2020, a growth of 120 per cent over the present exports.[9]

Cashew export business in India

Contents

  • Cashew export business in India 1
  • Biggest importers of cashew kernel from India 2
  • CEPC Laboratory and Technical Division 3
    • Facilities 3.1
  • See also 4
  • References 5

In 2013–14, India exported 113,620 metric tonnes of cashew shipments which also constituted 9226 metric tonnes of cashew nut shell liquid (CNSL), generating revenues US$825.89 million and US$6.18 million respectively. Cashew Export Promotion Council of India have offices in Kollam, Kochi and Mangalore. There are 238 registered cashew exporters in Cashew Export Promotion Council of India as members.[6] In that, more than 200 exporters are based in Kollam. An examination of the records show that Kilikollur, a suburb of Kollam city, had the most cashew processing factories.[7]

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