• Exports grew by 6.7 per cent year-on-year to USD 25 billion in December, Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar said.
  • Imports, too, increased by 19.8 per cent to USD 37.8 billion in the month, leaving a trade deficit of USD 12.8 billion.
  • During April-December period of this fiscal, merchandise shipment grew by 25.8 per cent to USD 217.6 billion.
  • During the first three quarters of the current fiscal, imports were up by 30.4 per cent to USD 350.9 billion.
  • The trade deficit stood at USD 133.3 billion during the period.