New Delhi, Jan. 1: India’s exports have surged to $ 32,865.10 million during April-November 2002-03, which is 15.65 per cent higher than $ 28,418 million recorded in the same period a year ago.
In rupee terms, exports during the reporting period touched Rs 1,59,916.85 crore, up 18.87 per cent from Rs 1,34,536.46 crore in the same period last fiscal.
Exports during November last year were valued at $ 4,135.09 million, 15.62 per cent higher than $ 3,576.32 million recorded in the same month last fiscal. In rupee terms, exports in November clocked Rs 19,953.68 crore, up 16.25 per cent from Rs 17,164.45 crore in November 2001.
India’s imports during April-November 2002-03 were valued at $ 39,112.75 million, which is a 14.25 per cent increase over $ 34,233.01 million recorded in the previous consecutive period. In rupee terms, the imports amounted to Rs 1,90,267.89 crore in 2002-03 as against Rs 1,61,976.07 crore last year, a growth of 17.47 per cent.
Oil imports during the period under review were valued at $ 11,728.86 million. It is 21.09 per cent higher than $ 9,686.26 million recorded in the corresponding period last year. Non-oil imports during the same period were estimated at $ 27,383.89 million, which is 11.56 per cent higher than $24,546.75 million in the year-ago period.
Imports in November are valued at $ 5,361.50 million, registering an increase of 28.95 per cent over imports at $ 4,157.88 million clocked in the previous year.