Ministry of Commerce & Industry
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INDIA’S MERCHANDISE TRADE: Preliminary Data November 2021

India’s merchandise exports in November 2021 was USD 29.88 billion, an increase of 26.49% over USD 23.62 billion in November 2020 and an increase of 15.93% over USD 25.77 billion in November 2019

India’s merchandise exports in April-November 2021 was USD 262.46 billion, an increase of 50.71% over USD 174.15 billion in April-November 2020 and an increase of 24.29% over USD 211.17 billion in April-November 2019

Posted On: 01 DEC 2021 8:09PM by PIB Delhi

India’s merchandise imports in November 2021 was USD 53.15 billion, an increase of 57.18% over USD 33.81 billion in November 2020 and an increase of 37.96% over USD 38.52billion in November 2019.

India’s merchandise imports in April-November 2021 was USD 384.44 billion, an increase of 75.39%  over USD 219.19 billion in April-November 2020 and an increase of 18.44% over USD 324.59 billion in April-November 2019.

The trade deficit in November 2021 was USD 23.27 billion, while it was121.98 billion USD during April-November 2021.

 

Statement 1: India’s Merchandise Trade in November 2021

 

Value in Billion USD

% Growth

Nov-21

Nov-20

Nov-19

Nov-21 over Nov-20

Nov-21 over Nov-19

Exports

29.88

23.62

25.77

26.49

15.93

Imports

53.15

33.81

38.52

57.18

37.96

Deficit

23.27

10.19

12.75

128.30

82.48

 

Statement 2: India’s Merchandise Trade in Apr-Nov 2021

 

Value in Billion USD

% Growth

 

Apr-Nov21

Apr-Nov20

Apr-Nov19

Apr-Nov 21 over Apr-Nov 20

Apr-Nov 21 over Apr-Nov 19

Exports

262.46

174.15

211.17

50.71

24.29

Imports

384.44

219.19

324.59

75.39

18.44

Deficit

121.98

45.05

113.42

170.80

7.54

 

Value of non-petroleum exports in November 2021 was 26.06USD billion, registering a positive growth of 18.1% over non-petroleum exports of USD 22.06 billion in November 2020 and a positive growth of 18.69% over non-petroleum exports of USD 21.95 billion in November 2019.

Value of non-petroleum imports was USD 38.47 billion in November 2021 with a positive growth of 39.9% over non-petroleum imports of USD 27.5 billion in November 2020 and a positive growth of 40.12% over non-petroleum imports of USD 27.45 billion in November 2019.

Statement 3: Merchandise Non-POL Trade in November 2021

 

Value in Billion USD

% Growth

 

Nov21

Nov20

Nov19

Nov21 over Nov20

Nov21 over Nov19

Exports

26.06

22.06

21.95

18.10

18.69

Imports

38.47

27.50

27.45

39.90

40.12

 

The cumulative value of non-petroleum exports in April-November 2021 was USD 225.46 billion, an increase of 41.78% over USD 159.03 billion in April-November 2020 and an increase of 23.44% over USD 182.66 billion in April-November 2019.

The cumulative value of non-petroleum imports in April-November 2021 was USD 282.36 billion, showing an increase of 61.4% compared to non-oil imports of USD 174.94 billion in April-November 2020 and an increase of 18.34% compared to non-oil imports of USD 238.6 billion in April-November 2019.

Statement 4: Merchandise Non-POL Trade Apr-Nov 2021

 

Value in Billion USD

% Growth

 

Apr-Nov21

Apr-Nov20

Apr-Nov19

Apr-Nov21 over Apr-Nov20

Apr-Nov21 over Apr-Nov19

Exports

225.46

159.03

182.66

41.78

23.44

Imports

282.36

174.94

238.60

61.40

18.34

Value of non-petroleum and non-gems and jewellery exports in November 2021 was USD 23.66 billion, registering a positive growth of 22.16% over non-petroleum and non-gems and jewellery exports of USD 19.37 billion in November 2020 and a positive growth of 22.17% over non-petroleum and non-gems and jewellery exports of USD 19.37 billion in November 2019.

Value of non-oil, non-GJ (gold, silver & Precious metals) imports was USD 32.02 billion in November 2021 with a positive growth of 41.53%over non-oil and non-GJ imports of USD 22.63 billion in November 2020and apositivegrowth of 42.72% over non-oil and non-GJ imports of USD 22.44 billion in November 2019.

Statement 5: Merchandise Non-POL Non-GJ Trade in November 2021

 

Value in Billion USD

% Growth

 

Nov-21

Nov-20

Nov-19

Nov21 over Nov20

Nov21 over Nov19

Exports

23.66

19.37

19.37

22.16

22.17

Imports

32.02

22.63

22.44

41.53

42.72

The cumulative value of non-petroleum and non-gems and jewellery exports in April-November 2021 was USD 199.56 billion, an increase of 37.89% over cumulative value of non-petroleum and non-gems and jewellery exports of USD 144.72 billion in April-November 2020 and an increase of 27.03% over cumulative value of non-petroleum and non-gems and jewellery exports of USD 157.09 billion in April-November 2019.

Non-oil, non-GJ (Gold, Silver & Precious Metals) imports was USD 228.09 billion in April-November 2021, recording a positive growth of 49.52%, as compared to non-oil and non-GJ imports of USD 152.55 billion in April-November 2020 and a positive growth of 13.54% over USD 200.89 billion in April-November 2019.

Statement 6: Merchandise Non-POL Non-GJ Trade Apr-Nov 2021

 

Value in Billion USD

% Growth

 

Apr-Nov21

Apr-Nov20

Apr-Nov19

Apr-Nov21 over Apr-Nov20

Apr-Nov21 over Apr-Nov19

Exports

199.56

144.72

157.09

37.89

27.03

Imports

228.09

152.55

200.89

49.52

13.54

Top 10 major commodity groups covering 79% of total exports  are as follows:

Statement 7: Exports of Top 10 Major Commodity Groups

 

Value of Export (Million US$)

Share (%)

Growth (%)

Major Commodity Group

Nov '21

Nov '20

Nov '21

Nov '21 over Nov '20

Engineering Goods                                          

8077.32

5896.67

27.04

36.98

Petroleum Products                                         

3820.03

1557.36

12.79

145.29

Gems and Jewellery                                         

2392.20

2690.83

8.01

-11.10

Organic and Inorganic Chemicals                            

2246.50

1694.92

7.52

32.54

Drugs and Pharmaceuticals                                  

1825.36

1963.40

6.11

-7.03

Electronic Goods                                           

1455.58

1121.17

4.87

29.83

Cotton Yarn/Fabrics/Made-ups, Handloom Products Etc.          

1227.83

872.55

4.11

40.72

RMG Of All Textiles                                        

1072.17

1043.75

3.59

2.72

Marine Products                                            

753.99

586.64

2.52

28.53

Plastic and Linoleum                                       

724.35

507.25

2.42

42.80

Total of 10 Major Commodity Groups

23595.35

17934.54

78.98

31.56

Rest

6280.75

5685.40

21.02

10.47

Total Exports

29876.11

23619.95

100.00

26.49

Top 10 major commodity groups covering 77% of total imports and showing positive growths in November 2021 over corresponding month of previous year are as follows:

Statement 8: Imports of Top 10 Major Commodity Groups

 

Import (Million US$)

Share (%)

Growth (%)

Major Commodity Group

Nov.'21

Nov.'20

Nov.'21

Nov.'21 over Nov.'20

Petroleum, Crude & products

14677.89

6314.81

27.62

132.44

Electronic goods

5743.17

4695.06

10.81

22.32

Gold

4221.66

3022.59

7.94

39.67

Coal, Coke & Briquettes, etc.

3577.42

1517.08

6.73

135.81

Machinery, electrical & non-electrical

3322.01

2568.89

6.25

29.32

Organic & Inorganic Chemicals

2521.60

1515.51

4.74

66.39

 Pearls, precious & Semi-

 precious stones

1978.67

1839.14

3.72

7.59

Artificial resins, plastic materials, etc.

1860.22

1156.63

3.50

60.83

 Vegetable Oil

1754.90

981.38

3.30

78.82

Non-ferrous metals

1522.68

1154.69

2.87

31.87

Total of 10 Major Commodity Groups

41180.22

24765.78

77.49

66.28

Rest

11965.41

9046.51

22.51

32.27

Total Imports

53145.63

33812.29

100.00

57.18

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