India Trade—A Perspective

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This site provides comprehensive information on India trade. The site also covers the finer details that should be taken into account while doing trade with India, accessed from a wide array of India trade statistics.

Over the last decade and half India trade activities has increased many fold due to economic liberalization. In recent years India's intra country and global trade growth and contribution cannot be ignored. India trade and investment success have helped India shed its image from 'a agriculture based country' to an 'industry based country'. Further, the stupendous success of India trade has projected the country as a worthy global trade destination and a high potential market of one billion plus consumers. Technological advancements of the country offer a dynamic window to reach out to large Indian & International consumers- with the spectrum of high technology based services at one end and traditional wares on the other adding to a befitting display of India's versatility covering a broad industrial portfolio.

India trade has particularly flourished from the contribution of the following sectors -
  • Engineering,
  • Automobiles,
  • Electronics,
  • Chemicals,
  • Drugs and pharmaceutical,
  • Jute,
  • Rubber,
  • Handicrafts,
  • Jewelery,
  • Consumer goods,
  • Other sectors.
List of India trade main parameters are as follows -
  • Exports - Exports during April, 2007 are valued at US $ 10575.11 million which is 23.06 % higher than the level of US $ 8593.51 million during April, 2006.

  • Imports - Imports during April, 2007 are valued at US $ 17635.33 million representing an increase of 40.69 % over the level of imports valued at US $ 12534.53 million in April, 2006.

  • Crude oil and non-oil imports - Oil imports during April, 2007 are valued at US $ 4424.91 million which is 11.4 % higher than oil imports valued at US $ 3972.19 million in the corresponding period last year. Non-oil imports during April, 2007 are estimated at US $ 13210.42 million which is 54.29 % higher than the level of such imports valued at US $ 8562.34 million in April, 2006.

  • Trade balance - The trade deficit for April, 2007 is estimated at US $ 7060.22 million which is higher than the deficit at US $ 3941.02 million during April, 2006.

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