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EXPORT STATUS OF FLORICULTURE IN KARNATAKA: AN ANALYTICAL PERSPECTIVE
Shreeram. K.P, Dr. D.S.Leelavathi
Volume: 7 Issue: 1 2017
Floriculture industry is very dynamic in its varieties and trade volumes. It also gets more and more diverse in terms of global actors. Now there are about 120 countries actively involved in the floriculture industry as global manufactures with the Netherlands as an epicentre of world flower production and distribution. This paper aims at examining the recent developments of floriculture industry in Karnataka, particularly in terms of trade with other countries of the world. Floriculture export from Karnataka to various destinations has been observed in the study. The export performance of floriculture products in Karnataka have been examined using secondary data for the period from 2007-08 to 2015-16. Time series data covering last nine years have been used for the study. Annual Growth Rate and Compound Growth Rate are calculated by using tabular analysis and Microsoft excel. It is observed that during the study period both quantity of exports and value of exports of flowers have been growing at a rate of 0.24% and 9.01% respectively.
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