Amid the devastation and after a steep dip in trade, meat and cotton yarn suppliers have started receiving export orders. Industry executives said that he large demand of buffalo meat is mostly from Malaysia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia. The high demand of meat is for Ramadan from April 23.
Export orders dipped by about 48% to 65,000 tonne in March, according to industry estimates. India exports 10-12 lakh tonne of buffalo meat valued at Rs 20,000 crore every year.