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Gold imports up 6.4% to $13 billion in April-July this fiscal year

The imports stood at USD 12 billion during the same period a year ago

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Press Trust of India New Delhi
India's gold imports, which have a bearing on the country's Current Account Deficit (CAD), rose 6.4 per cent to USD 12.9 billion during April-July this fiscal due to healthy demand, according to government data.

The imports stood at USD 12 billion during the same period a year ago.

In July 2022, however, imports of the precious metal fell sharply by 43.6 per cent to USD 2.4 billion, as per the latest data released by the commerce ministry.

Increase in gold and oil imports during the first four months of this fiscal contributed to a record trade deficit of USD 30 billion, against USD

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First Published: Aug 20 2022 | 12:32 AM IST

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