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Shri Narendra Modi
Shri Narendra Modi
Prime Minister of India
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. 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 38.52 billion 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 was 121.98 billion USD during April-November 2021.

 

Statement 1India’s Merchandise Trade in November 2021 
  
Value in Billion USD 
% Growth 
Nov-21 
Nov-20 
Nov-19 
Nov21 over 
Nov20 
Nov21 over 
Nov19 
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 26.06 USD 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 2020 and a positive growth 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-Nov 21 
Apr-Nov 20 
Apr-Nov 19 
Apr-Nov 21 over 
Apr-Nov 20 
Apr-Nov 21 over 
Apr-Nov 19 
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 
23595.35 
17934.5
78.98 
31.56 
 
Groups 
4 
Rest 
6280.75 
5685.40 
21.02 
10.47 
Total Exports 
29876.11 
23619.9
5 
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