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India's Prolific Agriculture

India is the world’s ninth largest agricultural exporter. The Biden Administration wants to negotiate with India on agricultural trade access, but New Delhi has a good thing going. Its agricultural trade surplus with the world has been growing, and more than a third of the reason is trade with the U.S. In 2022, the U.S. sold India around $2.5 billion in agricultural products. Mostly non-competing tree nuts ($1.022 billion), cotton ($520 million) that gets reimported as value added textiles, ethanol ($301 million) and vegetable oil (290 million). India sold the U.S. $6.9 billion in agricultural goods, dominated by spices, essential oils, vegetable oil, rice, tea, and processed fruits and vegetables.  ...

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