EXPORTS (including re-exports):
Exports during February, 2014 were valued at US $ 25,688.94 million (Rs.159,858.16 crore) which was 3.67 % lower in Dollar terms (11.47 % higher in Rupee terms) than the level of US $ 26,668.77 million (Rs. 143,407.85 crore) during February, 2013. Cumulative value of exports for the period April-February 2013 -14 was US $ 282,777.02 million (Rs 17,12,422.41 crore) as against US $ 269,859.25 million (Rs 14,68,159.38 crore) registering a growth of 4.79% in Dollar terms and growth of 16.64% in Rupee terms over the same period last year.
Imports during February, 2014 were valued at US $ 33,819.14 million (Rs.2,10,451.11 crore) representing a negative growth of 17.09 per cent in Dollar terms and a negative growth of 4.06 per cent in Rupee terms over the level of imports valued at US $ 40,791.98 million (Rs. 2,19,353.56 crore) in February, 2013. Cumulative value of imports for the period April-February, 2013-14 was US $ 410,863.28 million (Rs. 24,74,626.88 crore) as against US $ 449,788.89 million (Rs. 24,46,387.26 crore) registering a negative growth of 8.65 per cent in Dollar terms and growth of 1.15 per cent in Rupee terms over the same period last year.
CRUDE OIL AND NON-OIL IMPORTS:
Oil imports during February, 2014 were valued at US $ 13,696.8 million which was 3.1 per cent lower than oil imports valued at US $ 14,134.3 million in the corresponding period last year. Oil imports during April-February, 2013-14 were valued at US $ 151,840.9 million which was 0.8 per cent higher than the oil imports of US $ 150,632.3 million in the corresponding period last year.
Non-oil imports during February, 2014 were estimated at US $ 20,122.3 million which was 24.5 per cent lower than non-oil imports of US $ 26,657.7 million in February, 2013. Non-oil imports during April-February, 2013-14 were valued at US $ 259,022.4 million which was 13.4 per cent lower than the level of such imports valued at US $ 299,156.6 million in April-February, 2012-13.
The trade deficit for April-February, 2013-14 was estimated at US $ 128,086.26 million which was lower than the deficit of US $ 179,929.64 million during April-February, 2012-13.
Economic Division, Department of Commerce.
Ministry of Commerce & Industry.