According to FAS-USDA, from year 2010 to 2015 Indian pork imports increased at a CAGR of 11 percent on steady demand in hotel, restaurant and institutional sector as well in high - end retail segment. In 2015, pork imports increased by 28 percent from the previous year to 527 metric tons.
Major suppliers of pork meat to India are Belgium, Sri Lanka, Spain, Italy, and Netherland. The major imported pork products include pork belly, chops, loin, tenderloin, neck, shoulder, spare ribs, bacon, ham, salami and sausages. U.S. pork exports to India are effectively prohibited due to India’s restrictive sanitary import protocol. Indian applies 30 percent basic tariff on imports of pork and pork products. Indian exports of pork and pork products are negligible.
Thursday July 27, 2016/ FAS-USDA/ United States.