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Shri Narendra Modi
Shri Narendra Modi
Prime Minister of India
New financial year begins with record exports of USD 38.19 billion in April

April exports jump 24.22%, continuing the record-breaking 2021-22 performance, resulting in highest ever exports in April

Non-petroleum exports rise 12.3% in April, non-petroleum imports up only 9.8%

Petroleum products, Electronic goods and chemicals record major increase in exports

INDIA’S MERCHANDISE TRADE: Preliminary Data of April 2022

India has achieved monthly value of merchandise export in April 2022 amounting USD 38.19 billion, an increase of 24.22% over USD30.75 billion in April 2021. Value of non-petroleum exports in April 2022 was 30.46 USD billion, registering a positive growth of 12.32% over non-petroleum exports of USD 27.12 billion in April 2021.

Value of non-petroleum and non-gems and jewellery exports in April 2022 was USD 27.16billion, registering a positive growth of 14.38% over non-petroleum and non-gems and jewellery exports of USD 23.74billion in April 2021.

Petroleum products (113.21%), Electronic goods (64.04%) and Chemicals (26.71%) led the way in high increase in exports during April, 2022. Value of non-petroleum imports was USD 38.75 billion in April 2022 with a positive growth of 9.87% over non-petroleum imports of USD 35.27 billion in April 2021.

Value of non-oil, non-GJ (gold, silver & Precious metals) imports was USD 34.43 billion in April 2022 with a positive growth of 29.68% over non-oil and non-GJ imports of USD 26.55 billion in April 2021.

The trade deficit in April 2022 was USD 20.07 billion.

 

Statement1:India’sTotalTradeinMerchandisegoodsinApril2022 
 
ValueinBillionUSD 
%Growth 
APR’22 
APR’21 
APR’22vsAPR’21 
Exports 
38.19 
30.75 
24.22 
Imports 
58.26 
46.04 
26.55 
Deficit 
20.07 
15.29 
31.23 
Statement2:Merchandise Non-POLTrade in April 2022 
 
Value in Billion USD 
%Growth 
APR’22 
APR’21 
APR’22vsAPR’21 
Exports 
30.46 
27.12 
12.32 
Imports 
38.75 
35.27 
9.87 
Statement3:Merchandise Non-POL Non-GJ Trade in April 2022 
 
ValueinBillionUSD 
%Growth 
APR’22 
APR’21 
APR’22vsAPR’21 
Exports 
27.16 
23.74 
14.38 
Imports 
34.43 
26.55 
29.68 
 

 

 

Top 10 major commodity groups covering 80% of total exports in April 2022,are –

 

Statement4:ExportsofTop10MajorCommodityGroupsinApril2022 
 
ValueofExport(MillionUS
$) 
Share(
%) 
Growth(%) 
MajorCommodityGroup 
APR’22 
APR’21 
APR’22 
APR’22 over 
APR’21 
Engineering goods 
9200.12 
7974.06 
24.09 
15.38 
Petroleum products 
7730.20 
3625.66 
20.24 
113.21 
Gems and Jewellery 
3307.74 
3379.14 
8.66 
-2.11 
Organic and Inorganic chemicals 
2566.72 
2025.59 
6.72 
26.71 
Drugs and Pharmaceuticals 
1966.98 
1892.58 
5.15 
3.93 
Electronic goods 
1604.99 
978.43 
4.20 
64.04 
RMG of all Textiles 
1510.77 
1297.68 
3.96 
16.42 
Cotton Yarn/Fabs./Madeups,Handloom products 
etc. 
1119.02 
1065.20 
2.93 
5.05 
Rice 
768.09 
895.60 
2.01 
-14.24 
Plastic and Linoleum 
759.04 
727.90 
1.99 
4.28 
Total of 10 Major Commodity Groups 
30533.65 
23861.82 
79.94 
27.96 
Rest 
7660.18 
6885.30 
20.06 
11.25 
TotalExports 
38193.83 
30747.13 
100.00 
24.22 

Top 10 major commodity groups covering 81% of total imports in April 2022, are –

 

 
Statement5:Imports of Top 10 Major Commodity Groups in April 2022 
 
Import (MillionUS$) 
Share(%) 
Growth(%) 
Major Commodity Group 
APR’22 
APR’21 
APR’22 
APR’22overAPR’21 
Petroleum, Crude & products 
19506.98 
10764.84 
33.48 
81.21 
Electronic goods 
6507.38 
5058.85 
11.17 
28.63 
Coal, Coke & Briquettes,etc. 
4738.62 
2004.56 
8.13 
136.39