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Vol. 11, Special Issue 5 (2022)

Production trend and exports performance of asafoetida in Afghanistan

Author(s):
Mohammad Akbar Nadeerpoor, Dr. BL Patil, Dr. SS Guledagudda, Dr. JS Sonnad and Dr. RM Hosamani
Abstract:
Asafoetida is a major exportable agricultural commodity of Afghanistan which has numerous and other health benefits. The present study evaluate the area production and productivity and also the export performance of asafoetida. The analysis was made using compound annual growth rate analysis and descriptive statistics of growth rate analysis. The results revealed that area, production and productivity grew at a positive and significant growth rate of 7.39, 3.47 and 28.85 per cent perineum with an instability of 93.21, 74.49 and 38.06 per cent respectively. Samangan province was a major producer of asafoetida in Afghanistan with a share of 70 and 73 per cent in area and production respectively in 2019-20. Whereas Urozgan is an another province with least production which occupied a minimum share of 6 and 1 per cent respectively. India imports about 1441 MT of asafoetida worth of Rs. 11 crores which constitute 66 per cent share of total export of asafoetida from Afghanistan. Iran appears to be an unstable importer of asafoetida. Export in terms of quantity increased with an instability rate at 59.6 per cent whereas exports in terms of value increased at compound annual growth rate of 28.17 with an instability of 68.9 per cent. India continued to be proved as a stable importer of asafoetida.
Pages: 606-608  |  515 Views  324 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Mohammad Akbar Nadeerpoor, Dr. BL Patil, Dr. SS Guledagudda, Dr. JS Sonnad and Dr. RM Hosamani. Production trend and exports performance of asafoetida in Afghanistan. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(5S): 606-608.

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