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India's April exports up 197% on low base; trade deficit widens to $15.2 bn

Better export figure largely due to low-base effect, as Covid-19 induced nationwide lockdown a year ago had temporarily stopped economic activity

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Exports | India trade deficit | Indian oil import

Shreya Nandi  |  New Delhi 



imports, exports

India’s merchandise nearly trebled in April to $30.21 billion over the same period year, mainly due to low-base effect, as Covid-19 induced nationwide lockdown a year ago had temporarily stopped economic activity.

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First Published: Sun, May 02 2021. 16:06 IST

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