He said protests by farmers in states like Punjab have impacted movement of containers which are used to ship goods.
"We raised these issues in the meeting. These are big challenges for exporters," he said.
He added that about 10,000 containers are being held up and it has created a mismatch for export and import purposes.
Indian Oilseeds and Produce Export Promotion Council (IOPEPC) Chairman Khushwant Jain said agri products should be included in Remission of Duties or Taxes on Export Product (RoDTEP).
During April-September 2020 period, India's exports declined 16.66 per cent to USD 221.86 billion, while imports fell 35.43 per cent to USD 204.12 billion over the same period last year.
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