India’s exports in April jumped almost three-fold to USD 30.63 billion from USD 10.36 billion in the identical month final 12 months, based on authorities knowledge launched on Friday.
Imports too rose to USD 45.72 billion final month as towards USD 17.12 billion in April 2020, the information confirmed.
Commerce deficit widened to USD 15.10 billion as towards USD 6.76 billion in April 2020.
Exports in April final 12 months had plunged by a report 60.28 per cent because of the COVID-19 pandemic induced lockdown.
In March this 12 months, exports grew by 60.29 per cent to USD 34.45 billion.
Because of the low base impact, exports in April 2021 recorded a progress fee of 195.72 per cent.
Oil imports stood at USD 10.8 billion as in comparison with USD 4.66 billion within the corresponding month final 12 months.
Main export commodities which have recorded optimistic progress in April embrace gems and jewelry, jute, carpet, handicrafts, leather-based, digital items, oil meals, cashew, engineering, petroleum merchandise, marine merchandise and chemical substances.
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