Export of buffalo meat from India: performance and prospects uri icon


  • This study was undertaken to examine the performance of buffalo meat export from India, assess the export competitiveness of buffalo meat export and identify the determinants of export growth of buffalo meat from India. The study showed that the export of buffalo meat from India has registered a commendable rise during the past 2 decades and the liberalization policies seem to have further augmented its growth. India has competitive advantage in the export of buffalo meat, and long-term sustainability of buffalo meat export seems to be plausible. The domestic production of buffalo meat, GDP of the destination countries, GDP per caput of the importing and exporting countries, distance between origin and destination countries, and the trade policy index of the destination countries have been identified as important determinants of export of buffalo meat from India

publication date

  • 2012