Area of Cultivation and Production of Spices in India

  • M Raju Associate Professor and Head, Department of Economics, Gobi Arts and Science College, Gobichettipalayam, Tamilnadu, India
  • R Nagarajan Associate Professor and Head (Retd.), Department of Economics, PSG College of Arts & Science, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India
Keywords: Area of Cultivation, Production of Spice


Present study has examined the growth and instability in area and production of spices in India from 1990-91 to 2018-19. The costs of production of spices in India are very high compared to those of other countries. The spices production in India have increased tremendously, which is evident from an increasing in area of cultivation. There is high competition as spices economy has shifted to consumer driven enterprises, rather than producer driven economy. India emerged as a reliable supply of spices to the world market. The projection data explains that total production of spices in India has an increasing trend. There is scope for improvement for increasing the India’s share in the global market.

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Raju, M., & Nagarajan, R. (2023). Area of Cultivation and Production of Spices in India. Shanlax International Journal of Economics, 12(1), 140-147.