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Area and production of chilli in world 2008-09

Area and production of chilli in world 2008-09

 Area (000’ ha)  1776
 Production (000’ tons)   7182

 Area and production of chilli in India

Year            

 Area

(Lakh ha)

  

Production

(Lakh tons) 

2005-06 8.8 10.6
2006-07 8.5 8.8
2007-08 9.9 11.0
2008-09 9.5 10.0
2009-10 9.5 10-10.5

State wise Area and Production of chilli in India during 2008-09

District               Area (ha)    Prodn. (tons)  
Andhra Pradesh     171450        537710
Assam      14690          9490
Arunachal Pradesh       2168          2646
Bihar       3093          3089
Gujarat      31650          37840
Himachal Pradesh        740           200
Karnataka      69880         94500
Madhya  Pradesh      46660          42480
Maharashtra      99300           51214
Manipur       6490           3890
Orissa      75120            63290
Punjab       9882          15888
Rajasthan      17720          17530
Tamil Nadu      49033          31830
West Bengal      51957          60727

 

State Wise contribution of Chilli

 

Area, Production and Productivity of green chilli in different districts of Karnataka during 2008-09

  • India
    • Major Producer, consumer & exporter in the world
    • Chilli accounts for 20-30% of total Indian spices exports valuing approx 400-500 crore
    • Practically all the states in India grows chilli resulting in arrivals round the year.
    • Andhra Pradesh is a leading producer of commercial grade of chilli
  • Global
    • India contributes for around 25% of world chilli production
    • Other major producer are China, Pakistan, Morocco, Mexico, Spain and Turkey
    • Chilli contributes for 22% of world spices trade in terms of volume.
    • Globally China is emerging as major threat for India 

Asian countries consumes chillies  directly while USA and EU imports mainly for its oleoresin requirement  

 

Exports

Share of Chilli in Indian spices export is around 20-40% in volumes           

 

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