Exports dip 33% in April
New Delhi, June 1: India’s exports fell 33.2 per cent in April — the most in 14 years — over the same month last year, while domestic slowdown led to imports dropping 36.6 per cent. Exports dropped for the seventh month in a row, this time to $10.74 billion, in April 2009-10, from $16.08 billion a year ago.
Mumbai, June 1: The sensex today rose to nearly a nine- month high of 14840.63 with growing optimism about pro-industry steps by the government and steady economic growth. The BSE 30-share barometer settled the day at 14840.63, netting a rise of 215.38 points or 1.47 per cent from its previous close.
Calcutta, June 1: The British deputy high commissioner to eastern India, Simon Wilson, today criticised the Bengal government for not being able to create proper infrastructure in the state.