Increased demand for wood and jute products made in UP abroad
The initiative of the UP government to promote exports through traditional industries in the state has had an impact. Due to this, despite the Corona epidemic, exports of wood, silk, jute and products made from them have increased to the countries of America and Europe. In the above countries, the demand for products made from wood, jute, silk and carpets etc. has increased in many districts including Lucknow, Kanpur, Saharanpur, Moradabad, Bareilly, Varanasi, Bhadohi and Gorakhpur of UP.
In April and May this year, carpets worth Rs 744.15 crore, cotton and silk worth Rs 72.87 crore, textiles worth Rs 328,60 crore and toys, photo frames and other artefacts made of wood and wood were exported to the tune of Rs 433.81 crore as compared to last year. Which is more than the exports in the year 2020. This increase in export business has benefited the business of wood, silk, jute, carpet and textile in the said districts.
According to officials, due to the encouragement from Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to promote exports, the state has exported Rs 21,500.85 crore in April and May in this financial year. Which is 152.67 percent more than the previous year. This has been disclosed in the latest data released by the central government of exports from various states.
According to these latest figures released by the central government on exports from various states, goods worth Rs 21,500.85 crore were exported from the state in April-May this year. Whereas in April-May last year, goods worth Rs 8511.34 crore were exported.
According to these figures, this year products made of wood and jute and sarees made of silk, carpets made in Bhadohi, textile fabric other than dari, oven fabric, man made staple fabric, footwear, glassware, iron, steel, aluminum, rice, sugar Milk, flour, plastic products, silk, artificial flowers etc. were exported a lot from abroad. Countries like America and Europe, as well as Nepal, Bengal, and countries in Southeast Asia, brought a large number of ODOP products from UP during the Corona period.