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Exports rise 5.17% to USD 25.9bn in Apr; trade deficit up at USD 13.7 bn
May 16, 2018

India's exports rose by 5.17 per cent year-on-year to USD 25.9 billion in April on back of good show by sectors like engineering, pharmaceutical and chemicals, according to the commerce ministry data 
 
Imports during the month were valued at USD 39.6 billion, up 4.6 per cent over April 2017 
 
Merchandise exports were in negative zone in March 2018. 
 
Major commodity groups showing positive export growth in April on annual basis include engineering goods (17.63 per cent), chemicals (38.48 per cent), pharmaceuticals (13.56 per cent), yarn and handloom products (15.66 per cent) and plastic and linoleum (30.03 per cent). 
    

The Economic Times

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