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Kashmir Exported 2 Million Tons of Apple a Year Before COVID-19 Struck

 

India's state of Jammu and Kashmir exported more than 2 million metric ton of Apples in a year before the global pandemic COVID-19 struck, according to government figures. A significant population of Kashmiris depend on the horticulture industry of which production and export of Apples is a major part.

First, the abrogation of Article 370 put a sudden brake in the transportation and storage of Apples produced in the 2019 season. Later, another lockdown in the form of COVID-19 put a double blow to the already struggling industry.

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