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India will earn Rs 1,000 crore foreign exchange by coir peat export

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Coir industry is a women-oriented industry and production and processing of coir yarn and products is practised in the households of Kerala, Balachandran said.

India earned a foreign exchange of Rs 220 crore by exporting coir pith during 2011-12 period, Balachandran said, inaugurating a seminar on "Coir Pith Utilization and Women Empowerment" held in connection with the Karnataka Coir Expo being held here.