India produces a plethora of non-timber forest & agricultural products (NTFPs) and has a global footprint in the export of such products. India's noteworthy production includes sesame seeds, guar gum, shellac, tendu leaf, tree-borne oilseeds, Medicinal plants, bamboos, rattans, canes, etc.?
KEY MARKETS FOR INDIAN NTFP
India has been recording consistent growth in the export of NTFP for over 5 years. India is the largest exporter of guar gum, sesame seeds, and shellac. It is the second-largest exporter of medicinal plants in the world, also Indian NTFPs are globally acknowledged for their quality. ?Moreover, NTFPs play a pivotal role in the life of millions of rural and tribal people.
SHELLAC AND FOREST PRODUCTS EXPORT PROMOTION COUNCIL (SHEFEXIL)
SHEFEXIL erstwhile Shellac Export Promotion Council has been working in partnership with the industry since 1957 for the long-term development and export promotion of shellac and lac-based products and to accelerate Indian NTFP sector, has taken the mantle to showcase this critical industrial sector in the forthcoming 5th CAP India Show.