India's merchandise exports edged higher by over 5% in April

May 16 2018

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 India's exports during April  rose by 5.17 per cent to $25.91 billion from $24.64 billion worth of  merchandise shipped out during the corresponding month of last year.

According  to the data released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on  Tuesday, country's imports during the month under review rose by 4.60  per cent to $39.63 billion in April 2018 from $37.88 billion in the like  period of 2017.

Consequently, India's merchandise trade deficit  widened to $13.72 billion during last month as against $13.25 billion in  the corresponding period the previous year.

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  • IANS