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  • 29 June, 2021

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India’s Merchandise Trade Data

India’s Merchandise Trade Data, May 2021

India’s merchandise exports in May 2021 was USD 32.21 billion, an increase of 67.39% over May 2020 and an increase of 7.93% over May 2019

  • India’s egg :merchandise imports in May 2021 was USD 38.53 billion, an increase of 68.54% over May 2020 and a decline of 17.47% over May 2019
  • Value of non-petroleum and non-gems and jewellery exports in May 2021 was USD 23.97 billion, a positive growth of 45.96% over May 2020 and a positive growth of 11.51% over May 2019
  • Non-oil, non-GJ imports was USD 26.14 billion in May 2021, a positive growth of 41.32% over May 2020 and a negative growth of 4.08% over May 2019
  • Top 5 commodity groups of export which have recorded positive growth during May 2021 vis-à-vis May 2020 are: Other Cereals, Jute mfg. including Floor Covering, Petroleum Products, Handicrafts excl. Handmade Carpet, and Gems and Jewellery (179.16%)
  • Top 5 commodity groups of export which have recorded positive growth during May 2021 vis-à-vis May 2019 are: Other Cereals, Iron Ore, Cereal Preparations And Miscellaneous Processed Item, Cotton yarn/fabs./madeups, handloom products etc, and Jute mfg.
  • Top 5 commodity groups of import which have shown a fall in May 2021 vis-à-vis May 2020are: Silver, Newsprint, Pulses, Transport equipment, and Iron & Steel
  • Top 5 commodity groups of import which have shown a fall in May 2021 vis-à-vis May 2019which are: Silver, Gold, Newsprint, Transport equipment, and Pulses

Source: PIB


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