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Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
03-September-2012 12:12 IST
India’s Foreign Trade: July, 2012

 

 

A. EXPORTS (including re-exports)

 

            Exports during July, 2012 were valued at US $ 22442.96 million (Rs. 124546.75 crore) which was 14.80 per cent lower in Dollar terms (6.45 per cent higher in Rupee terms) than the level of US $ 26340.73 million (Rs. 116998.69 crore) during July, 2011. Cumulative value of exports for the period April-July 2012 -13 was US $ 97646.92  million (Rs 531602.74 crore) as against US $ 102848.24 million (Rs 459162.24 crore) registering a  negative growth of 5.06 per cent in Dollar terms and growth of 15.78 per cent in Rupee terms over the same period last year.

                                                                                                                  

B. IMPORTS

 

            Imports during July, 2012 were valued at US $ 37936.18 million (Rs.210526.07 crore) representing a negative growth of 7.61 per cent in Dollar terms (growth of 15.43 per cent in Rupee terms)  over the level of imports valued at US $ 41059.75 million ( Rs. 182376.73 crore) in July, 2011. Cumulative value of imports for the period April-July, 2012-13 was US $ 153195.59 million (Rs. 833792.71 crore) as against US $ 163801.20 million
(Rs. 731377.31 crore) registering a negative growth of 6.47 per cent in Dollar terms and growth of 14.00 per cent in Rupee terms over the same period last year.

 

C. CRUDE OIL AND NON-OIL IMPORTS:            

           

            Oil imports during July, 2012 were valued at US $ 12229.1 million which was 5.52  per cent lower than oil imports valued at US $  12943.0 million in the corresponding period last year.  Oil imports during April-July, 2012-13 were valued at US$ 53814.1 million which was 2.76 per cent higher than the oil imports of US $ 52368.0 million in the corresponding period last year.

 

Non-oil imports during July, 2012 were estimated at US $ 25707.1 million which was 8.57 per cent lower than non-oil imports of US $ 28116.7 million in July, 2011.  Non-oil imports during April - July, 2012-13 were valued at US$ 99381.5 million which was 10.82 per cent lower than the level of such imports valued at US$ 111433.2 million in April - July, 2011-12.

 

D. TRADE BALANCE

 

            The trade deficit for April - July, 2012-13 was estimated at US $ 55548.67 million which was lower than the deficit of US $ 60952.96 million during April -July, 2011-12. 

 

EXPORTS & IMPORTS  : (US $ Million)

(PROVISIONAL)

 

JULY

APRIL-JULY

EXPORTS(including re-exports)

 

 

2011-12

26340.73

102848.24

2012-13

22442.96

97646.92

%Growth2012-13/ 2011-2012

-14.80

-5.06

IMPORTS

 

 

2011-12

41059.75

163801.20

2012-13

37936.18

153195.59

%Growth2012-13/ 2011-2012

-7.61

-6.47

TRADE BALANCE

 

 

2011-12

-14719.02

-60952.96

2012-13

-15493.22

-55548.67

 

 

 

EXPORTS & IMPORTS  : (Rs. Crore)

(PROVISIONAL)

JULY

APRIL-JULY

 

 

 

EXPORTS(including re-exports)

 

2011-12

116998.69

459162.24

2012-13

124546.75

531602.74

%Growth2012-13/ 2011-2012

6.45

15.78

IMPORTS

 

 

2011-12

182376.73

731377.31

2012-13

210526.07

833792.71

%Growth2012-13/ 2011-2012

15.43

14.00

TRADE BALANCE

 

 

2011-12

-65378.04

-272215.07

2012-13

-85979.32

-302189.97

 

 

 

Dept. of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry

New Delhi:  September 3, 2012

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