Department of Agricultural Economics, S.V. Agricultural College, Tirupati
India is the second largest onion growing country in the world. Globally, the demand for Indian onion is increasing day by day. Fresh onions occupy first place in exports from India under fresh fruits and vegetables category with 11.50 million tonnes exports worth of 2,320.70 crores during the year 2019-20. Export competitiveness was estimated by calculating the Nominal protection coefficients (NPC) using secondary data for a period from 2017 to 2019. The results revealed that onion exports to Bangladesh have moderate competitive advantage during the study period.
KEYWORDS: Export competitiveness, Nominal Protection Coefficients and onion exports.