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Export Cell


Export Scenario of the State

Nearly 75 per cent of exports from Chhattisgarh emanate from Bhilai, and the remaining from Urla, Bhanpuri, Sirgitti etc. Major exportable products of the State are Steel, Handicraft, Handloom, blended yarn, food/agri products, Iron, Aluminium, Cement, Minerals & Engineering Products.

Yearwise Export 
 Year Amount (In Cr.)  Year Amount (In Cr.)
 2002-03 425  2008-09 2960
2003-04 1057  2009-10 1675
2004-05 1404 2010-11 3503
2005-06 1630 2011-12 2553
2006-07 1590 2012-13 5370
2007-08 2227 2013-14 7701


Export Potential & Opportunities

Handcrafted wood, iron & steel, terra cotta, bell metal & handloom items are major attractions in International market.

Only State offering quality fabric in Tassar Silk / Kosa, which has good export potential in European Countries like UK,France, Switzerland,Norvey, USA, Australia, South Africa, Canada, Japan etc.

State has vast potential to export processed foods, organically grown cereals, herbal & medicinal products.

Agriculture products like Rice-presently exported in huge quantities to neighbouring countries, Derivatives and intermediates of rice products, Food Processing Industries, Bio-Diesel.

Mineral based products like steel and pig iron, steel castings, forging & equipments, Steel structurals, cement, silico-mangnese etc.

Steps taken for export promotion Activities

Conducted Export Potential Survey of the State done by Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. Steps taken as per recommendation include -

CSIDC has started collection of data on capacity and production of export worthy units situated in the State . This information is crucial both for availing central assistance and planning export development in the state.

CSIDC is establishing Chhattisgarh Trade Center with facilities for display of products, buyer seller meets and other export related functions.

Establishing linkage with Export Promotion Councils, Commodity Boards, Regulatory Bodies, Chambers of Commerce and Industry Associations has been started, so that, updated business information can be made available to interested units.

Organizing & participating in national as well as international trade fairs, seminars etc.

Organising training programme on export development / promotion.

Link Road to Inland Container Depot, Kaapa (Raipur)

To facilitate dispatch of export cargo from Chhattisgarh, the Container Corporation of India has commissioned an Inland Container Depot at Kaapa near Raipur. Construction of link road (construction, upgradation, street light etc.) to Inland Container Depot, Kaapa (Distt. Raipur) is completed.