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Press Release on India's Foreign Trade: August - 2010

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F. No. 1(7)/2010-EPL
Government of India
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Department of Commerce
Economic Division
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New Delhi, The  1st October  2010

INDIA’S FOREIGN TRADE: August  2010.

 

 

A. EXPORTS (including re-exports) 

 

 

Exports during August, 2010 were valued at US $ 16644 million (Rs. 77509 crore) which was 22.5 per cent higher in Dollar terms (18.0 per cent higher in Rupee terms) than the level of US $ 13586 million (Rs.65670 crore) during August, 2009. Cumulative value of exports for the period April-August 2010  was US $ 85273 million (Rs 392811 crore) as against US $ 66326 million (Rs. 322424 crore) registering a  growth of 28.6  per cent in Dollar terms and 21.8 per cent in Rupee terms over the same period last year.

 

 

B. IMPORTS

Imports during August, 2010 were valued at US $ 29679 million (Rs.138211  crore) representing a growth of 32.2 per cent in Dollar terms (27.4 per cent in Rupee terms)  over the level of imports valued at US $ 22449 million ( Rs. 108506 crore) in August, 2009. Cumulative value of imports for the period April-August, 2010 was US $ 141894 million (Rs. 653828 crore) as against US $ 106605 million (Rs. 518024 crore) registering a growth of 33.1 per cent in Dollar terms and 26.2 per cent in Rupee terms over the same period last year.

 

 

C. CRUDE OIL AND NON-OIL IMPORTS:    

 

 

Oil imports during August, 2010 were valued at US $ 7795 million which was 12.4  per cent higher than oil imports valued at US $  6936 million in the corresponding period last year.   Oil imports during April-August, 2010 were valued at US$ 40736 million which was 31.7 per cent higher than the oil imports of US $ 30929 million in the corresponding period last year.

 

 

Non-oil imports during August, 2010 were estimated at US $ 21884 million which was 41.1 per cent higher than non-oil imports of US $ 15513 million in August, 2009. Non-oil imports during April - August, 2010 were valued at US$ 101157 million which was 33.7 per cent higher than the level of such imports valued at US$ 75676 million in April - August, 2009.

D. TRADE BALANCE

 

 The trade deficit for April - August, 2010 was estimated at US $ 56620 million which was higher than the deficit of US $ 40279 million during April -August, 2009.

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
ECONOMIC DIVISION

EXPORTS & IMPORTS : (PROVISIONAL)

(US $ Million)

 

AUG

APRIL-AUG

EXPORTS (including re-exports)

2009-2010

13586 66326
2010-2011 16644 85273

%Growth 2010-2011/ 2009-2010

22.5 28.6

IMPORTS

2009-2010

22449 106605

2010-2011

29679 141894

%Growth 2010-2011/ 2009-2010

32.2 33.1

TRADE BALANCE

2009-2010

-8862 -40279

2010-2011

-13035 -56620

 

   

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
ECONOMIC DIVISION

EXPORTS & IMPORTS : (PROVISIONAL)

(Rs. Crores)

 

AUG

APRIL-AUG

EXPORTS (including re-exports)

2009-2010

65670 322424

2010-2011

77509 392811

%Growth 2010-2011/2009-2010

18.0 21.8

IMPORTS

2009-2010

108506 518024
2010-2011 138211 653828

%Growth 2010-2011/2009-2010

27.4 26.2

TRADE BALANCE

2009-2010

-42836 -195600

2010-2011

-60702 -261017

 

 

 

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