New Delhi, April 18 -- India has opened up its markets to American farmers across 12 agricultural categories granting U.S. agricultural exporters over USD 21 billion in new market access opportunities in the rapidly growing Indian market, according to the U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai.

The expanded access covers a range of U.S. farm products like chickpeas, lentils, almonds, walnuts, apples, turkey, duck, blueberries and cranberries, as reported by BS.

It will benefit farmers from major agricultural states like Michigan, Oregon, California, Washington, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Massachusetts and Minnesota.

The market opening came after the U.S. and India resolved seven World Trade Organisation disputes, leading...