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Exports from SEZs rise 5% to Rs 20,548 cr in April: EPCES

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Exports from the country's special economic zones (SEZs) grew 5.44 per cent in April to Rs 20,548 crore as against Rs 19,488 crore in the same month a year ago, EPCES today said.

According to (EPCES), highest growth in outward shipments was recorded from the SEZ which witnessed a 704 per cent jump from Rs 461 crore in April last year to Rs 3,708 crore this year.

"Total exports in April this year from SEZs amounted to Rs 20,548 crore as against Rs 19,488 crore in April 2017," said Vinay Sharma, of EPCES, adding that the government's policies have managed to register a healthy growth roadmap for and service industry.

EPCES said the major sectors recording healthy growth include biotech, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, computer, electronics, non-conventional energy, plastic, rubber, trading and services.

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First Published: Wed, May 30 2018. 16:00 IST