June Trade deficit at $11.76bn v/s $11.23bn in May

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai |

Exports during June, 2014 were valued at US $ 26479.72 mn (Rs.158165.21 crore) which was 10.22% higher in Dollar terms (12.74% higher in Rupee terms)

The Government has decided to include the Services trade data in the Press Release, along with the Merchandise trade data. However, the latest Services trade data as given by RBI’s Press Release dated 15th July, 2014 is for the month of May, 2014. The Merchandise trade data is for the month of June 2014.

EXPORTS (including re-exports)

Exports during June, 2014 were valued at US $ 26479.72 million (Rs.158165.21 crore) which was 10.22 per cent higher in Dollar terms (12.74 per cent higher in Rupee terms) than the level of US $ 24023.36 million (Rs. 140289.92 crore) during June, 2013. Cumulative value of exports for the period April-June 2014-15 was US $ 80112.30 million (Rs 478928.90 crore) as against US $ 73287.72 million (Rs 409750.38 crore) registering a growth of 9.31 per cent in Dollar terms and growth of 16.88 per cent in Rupee terms over the same period last year.

IMPORTS

Imports during June, 2014 were valued at US $ 38242.96 million (Rs.228427.88 crore) representing a growth of 8.33 per cent in Dollar terms and  growth of 10.80 per cent in Rupee terms  over the level of imports valued at US $ 35303.52 million (Rs. 206163.02 crore) in June, 2013. Cumulative value of imports for the period April-June 2014-15 was US $ 113196.23 million (Rs 676694.53 crore) as against US $ 121613.93 million (Rs 678294.38 crore) registering a negative growth of 6.92 per cent in Dollar terms and negative growth of 0.24 per cent in Rupee terms over the same period last year.

CRUDE OIL AND NON-OIL IMPORTS:           

Oil imports during June, 2014 were valued at US $ 13342.8 million which was 10.90  per cent higher than oil imports valued at US $  12031.1 million in the corresponding period last year. Oil imports during April-June, 2014-15 were valued at US $ 40785.5 million which was 4.0 per cent higher than the oil imports of US $ 39204.1 million in the corresponding period last year.

Non-oil imports during June, 2014 were estimated at US $ 24900.2 million which was 7.0 per cent higher than non-oil imports of US $ 23272.4 million in June, 2013. Non-oil imports during April-June, 2014-15 were valued at US $ 72410.7 million which was 12.1 per cent lower than the level of such imports valued at US $ 82409.8 million in April-June, 2013-14.        

TRADE BALANCE

The trade deficit for April-June, 2014-15 was estimated at US $ 33083.93 million which was lower than the deficit of US $ 48326.21 million during April-June, 2013-14.

 

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