Export Competitiveness of Mango in India
Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology, Volume 40, Issue 11,
India is one of the leading producers of mango in the world, contributing more than half of the global mango supply. India exported 27,872.77 MT of mangoes in 2021–2022. Due to the Sanitary and Phyto Sanitary issues, India's export share in recent years was insignificant. Hence, this study focussed on estimating the export competitiveness of mango from the year 2006 to 2020 for India and major exporting countries. The study analysed the time series data of mango and total agricultural commodity export for India and major competitive countries at world level, which have arrived from Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority and UN Comtrade. This have been resulted in positive value where Thailand, Pakistan and Brazil had Revealed Comparative Advantages values greater than one throughout the period. It indicated that, these countries had comparative advantages of mangoes. The RCA value of India was below one. However, by following Good Agricultural practices (GAPs), Indian mangoes might still find a market on a worldwide scale.
- revealed comparative advantages
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