New Delhi: A virtual buyer-seller meet (VBSM) was organized with Algeria by the APEDA in collaboration with the Indian embassy with the participants consisting the where key stakeholders in the agricultural value chains from both India and Algeria.
This meeting was conducted to boost the agricultural and processed food product exports.
There were more than 100 participants during the collab meet of India and Algeria organized on Wednesday, including the exporters, processors, traders of agricultural commodities of both the nations who participated in the VBSM titled ‘Opportunities in Agri-sector between India and Algeria’. Currently, APEDA has been organizing a series of VBSMs with various countries for providing a platform to the exporters and importers.
The export promotion programmes were not possible to be organized physically amid the ongoing pandemic.
In the VBSM held with trade and government officials from Algeria, the scope of increasing exports of India’s Geographical Indications (GI) certified agricultural products were discussed. Export potential of products including cereals, animal products, non-basmati, and basmati rice, etc to Algeria was discussed during VBSM.
Along with APEDA and Indian embassy officials, trade representatives including officials from All India Rice Exporters Association, The Rice Exporters Association, All India Food Processors Association, importers from Algeria including Sarl Agro Plast Company, Eurl kbline, Haddadi Med Business Export, and others participated in the VBSM