The Rs 1,200-crore Exide is a major exporter of industrial, motorcycle and four-wheeler batteries. During 2003-04, the companys exports stood at about Rs 50 crore.
However, during the current year, the company will focus only on value-added products which are more remunerative. We dont want to export for exports sake only. Exporting value-added products like traction batteries make more sense for us, a highly placed Exide official here told FE.