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India’s merchandise export in April -September 2022-23 was USD 229.05 billion with an increase of 15.54% over USD 198.25 billion in April -September 2021-22.


The export of non-petroleum and non-gems and jewellery in April -September 2022-23 was USD 158.68 billion, an increase of 5.53% over cumulative value of non-petroleum and non-gems and jewellery exports of USD 150.37 billion in April -September 2021-22.

India has achieved merchandise export of USD 32.62 billion in September 2022 with a decrease of 3.52% over USD 33.81 billion in September 2021-22.

Export in certain sectors has seen a decline on account of slowdown in some developed economies and consequential slowdown in demands.

Certain measures to contain domestic inflation and domestic food security concerns have also impacted exports.

Trade deficit in September 2022 was USD 26.72 billion which is an improvement over trade deficit of USD 28.68 Billion in August 2022.

INDIA’S MERCHANDISE TRADE: Preliminary Data of September 2022

Posted On: 03 OCT 2022 10:35PM by PIB Delhi

India has achieved monthly value of merchandise export in September 2022 amounting USD 32.62 billion, decreased by 3.52% over USD 33.81 billion in September 2021. India’s merchandise export in April -September 2022-23 was USD 229.05 billion with an increase of 15.54% over USD 198.25 billion in April -September 2021-22.

Value of non-petroleum exports in September 2022 was 26.54 USD billion, registering a negative growth of only 7.25% over non-petroleum exports of USD 28.62 billion in September 2021. The value of non-petroleum exports in April -September 2022-23 was USD 179.17 billion, an increase of 5.6% over USD 169.67 billion in April -September 2021-22.

Value of non-petroleum and non-gems and jewellery exports in September 2022 was USD 22.9 billion, registering a negative growth of 9.78% over non-petroleum and non-gems and jewellery exports of USD 25.38 billion in September 2021. The cumulative value of non-petroleum and non-gems and jewellery exports in April -September 2022-23 was USD 158.68 billion, an increase of 5.53% over cumulative value of non-petroleum and non-gems and jewellery exports of USD 150.37 billion in April -September 2021-22.

India’s merchandise import in September 2022 was USD 59.35 billion, an increase of 5.44% over USD 56.29 billion in September 2021. India’s merchandise imports in April -September 2022-23 was USD 378.53 billion with an increase of 37.89% over USD 274.5 billion in April -September 2021-22.

Value of non-petroleum imports was USD 43.75 billion in September 2022 with a positive growth of 10.73%  over non-petroleum imports of USD 39.51 billion in September 2021. The cumulative value of non-petroleum imports in April -September 2022-23 was USD 263.54 billion, showing an increase of 28.58% compared to non-oil imports of USD 204.97 billion in April -September 2021-22.

Value of non-oil, non-GJ (gold, silver & Precious metals) imports was USD 36.5 billion in September 2022 with a positive growth of 16.78%over non-oil and non-GJ imports of USD 31.26 billion in September 2021.Non-oil, non-GJ (Gold, Silver & Precious Metals) imports in April -September 2022-23 was USD 222.78 billion, recording a positive growth of 34.45%, as compared to non-oil and non-GJ imports of USD 165.7 billion in April -September 2021-22.

The trade deficit in September 2022 was USD 26.72 billion, while it was 149.47 billion USD during April -September 2022-23. The trade deficit in September 2022 was an improvement over trade deficit of USD 28.68 Billion in August 2022.

 

Statement1:India’s Total Trade in Merchandise goods in September 2022

 

Value in Billion USD

 

SEPT'22

SEPT'21

 

Exports

32.62

33.81

 

Imports

59.35

56.29

 

Deficit

26.72

22.47

 

 

Statement 2: India’s Total Trade in Merchandise goods in April-September 2022-23

 

Value in Billion USD

 

APR’22-SEPT'22

APR’21-SEPT'21

 

Exports

229.05

198.25

 

Imports

378.53

274.50

 

Deficit

149.47

76.25

 

 

Statement 3: Merchandise Non-POL Trade in September 2022

 

Value in Billion USD

 

SEPT'22

SEPT'21

 

Exports

26.54

28.62

 

Imports

43.75

39.51

 

 

Statement 4: Merchandise Non-POL Trade in April-September 2022-23

 

Value in Billion USD

 

APR’22-SEPT'22

APR’21-SEPT'21

 

Exports

179.17

169.67

 

Imports

263.54

204.97

 

 

Statement 5: Merchandise Non-POL Non-GJ Trade in September 2022

 

Value in Billion USD

 

SEPT'22

SEPT'21

 

Exports

22.90

25.38

 

Imports

36.50

31.26

 

 

Statement 6: Merchandise Non-POL Non-GJ Trade in April-September 2022-23

 

Value in Billion USD

 

APR’22-SEPT'22

APR’21-SEPT'21

 

Exports

158.68

150.37

 

Imports

222.78

165.70

 

 

Top 10 major commodity groups covering 83% of total exports in September 2022, are – 

 

 

Statement 7: Exports of Top 10 Major Commodity Groups in September 2022

 

Value of Export (Million US$)

Share (%)

Major Commodity Group

September-22

September-21

September-22

Engineering goods                                          

7818.22

9417.37

23.96

Petroleum products                                         

6080.05

5195.49

18.64

Gems and Jewellery

3642.42

3235.20

11.17

Organic and Inorganic chemicals                            

2332.92

2373.29

7.15

Drugs and Pharmaceuticals                                  

2052.78

2055.40

6.29

Electronic goods                                           

1916.06

1168.11

5.87

RMG of all Textiles                                        

1020.78

1301.11

3.13

Cotton Yarn/Fabs./Madeups, Handloom products etc.          

767.50

1310.49

2.35

Rice                                                       

733.30

779.81

2.25

Marine products                                            

693.43

678.44

2.13

Total of 10 Major Commodity Groups

27057.48

27514.70

82.94

Rest

5566.06

6299.91

17.06

Total Exports

32623.54

33814.61

100.00

 

Top 10 major commodity groups covering 75% of total imports in September 2022, are – 

 

Statement 8: Imports of Top 10 Major Commodity Groups in September 2022

 

Value of Import (Million US$)

Share (%)

Major Commodity Group

September-22

September-21

September-22

Petroleum, Crude & products

15600.72

16779.20

26.29

Electronic goods

6877.71

6882.58

11.59

Gold

3658.13

5115.76

6.16

Machinery, electrical & non-electrical

3590.63

3192.32

6.05

Coal, Coke & Briquettes, etc.

3434.33

2189.06

5.79

Transport equipment

2877.88

1764.76

4.85

Pearls, precious & Semi-precious stones

2554.99

2571.63

4.31

Organic & Inorganic Chemicals

2422.15

2485.79

4.08

Vegetable Oil

1898.62

1999.92

3.20

Iron & Steel

1819.55

1347.81

3.07

Total of 10 Major Commodity Groups

44734.71

44328.83

75.38

Rest

14613.49

11957.60

24.62

Total Imports

59348.20

56286.42

100.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top 10 major commodity groups covering 82% of total exports in April September 2022-23, are – 

 

Statement 9: Exports of Top 10 Major Commodity Groups in April 2021-September 2022

 

Value of Export (Million US$)

Share (%)

Major Commodity Group

April-September 2022-23

April-September 2021-22

April-September 2022-23

Engineering goods                                          

54456.02

54518.41

23.77

Petroleum products                                         

49889.66

28582.46

21.78

Gems and Jewellery

20484.36

19299.26

8.94

Organic and Inorganic chemicals                            

15744.19

13905.05

6.87

Drugs and Pharmaceuticals                                  

12580.51

11998.79

5.49

Electronic goods                                           

10192.88

6526.92

4.45

RMG of all Textiles                                        

8126.38

7333.87

3.55

Cotton Yarn/Fabs./Madeups, Handloom products etc.          

5761.87

7294.97

2.52

Rice                                                       

5427.62

4628.38

2.37

Plastic and Linoleum                                       

4537.37

4911.83

1.98

Total of 10 Major Commodity Groups

187200.86

158999.93

81.73

Rest

41854.09

39250.78

18.27

Total Exports

229054.94

198250.72

100.00

 

Top 10 major commodity groups covering 78% of total imports in April-September 2022-23, are – 

 

Statement 10: Imports of Top 10 Major Commodity Groups in April 2021-September 2022

 

Value of Import (Million US$)

Share (%)

Major Commodity Group

April-September 2022-23

April-September 2021-22

April-September 2022-23

Petroleum, Crude & products

114982.23

69536.68

30.38

Electronic goods

39588.41

32025.85

10.46

Coal, Coke & Briquettes, etc.

30245.98

11959.57

7.99

Machinery, electrical & non-electrical

21790.35

18146.48

5.76

Gold

20077.82

23906.80

5.30

Organic & Inorganic Chemicals

18689.34

14000.85

4.94

Pearls, precious & Semi-precious stones

16503.97

14733.30

4.36

Artificial resins, plastic materials, etc.

12356.69

9245.13

3.26

Transport equipment

11529.98

9099.80

3.05

Vegetable Oil

11054.88

8862.38

2.92

Total of 10 Major Commodity Groups

296819.66

211516.83

78.41

Rest

81705.78

62986.41

21.59

Total Imports

378525.44

274503.24

100.00

 

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