May 5: The country's exports during July-April period of
the current fiscal 2002-03 were recorded around $8.849
billion, showing 20.83 percent increase over the exports
worth $7.824 billion realized in the like period of previous
to the provisional trade figures, the exports during the
month of April, 2003 totalled around $993.6 million as
against $785.9 million achieved in the like period of last
fiscal, showing 26.43 percent increase. The exports worth
$993.6 million realized in the month of April 2003 are
also up by 6.21 percent when compared with the exports
worth $935.6 million achieved in March 2003.
the first ten months of the current fiscal (July- April,
2002-03), the imports also witnessed 22.49 percent growth
to around $10.09 billion from $8.24 billion of the same
period of last financial year.
country's imports in April, 2003 were recorded around $1.069
billion witnessing an increase of 20.17 per cent over imports
worth $890.06 million realized in the corresponding month
of last fiscal.
balance of trade which was minus $920.8 million during
July-April period of 2001-02, has reached to minus $1.249
billion during July-April period of the current fiscal