India Imports

Imports in India increased to 40085.80 USD Million in March of 2014 from 33819.10 USD Million in February of 2014. Imports in India is reported by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, India. Imports in India averaged 5734.51 USD Million from 1957 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 45281.90 USD Million in May of 2011 and a record low of 117.40 USD Million in August of 1958. India is heavily dependent on coal and foreign oil imports for its energy needs. Other imported products include: machinery, gems, fertilizers and chemicals. India’s main import partners are China (12 percent of total imports), United Arab Emirates, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, United States, Iraq and Kuwait. This page provides - India Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
40085.80 33819.10 45281.90 117.40 39326.93 | 2014/06 1957 - 2014 USD Million Monthly

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India Imports
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Current Account -4.20 2013-12-31 -5.15 7.36 -31.86 7.82 2014-06-30 USD Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.60 2012-12-31 -4.20 1.50 -4.60 -5.75 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Crude Oil Production 784.00 2013-12-15 782.00 813.00 526.00 768.67 2013-11-30 Thousands Barrels per Day [+]
External Debt 390048.00 2013-12-31 345819.00 390048.00 75858.00 411502.68 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -83.00 2014-02-15 436.00 5670.00 -83.00 1660.19 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Remittances 10010.16 2013-11-15 9194.86 10010.16 5999.10 10897.74 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 62.00 2013-06-30 63.00 100.00 62.00 45.68 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 669000.00 2014-03-15 738000.00 800000.00 129286.00 584668.13 2014-06-30 [+]
Balance of Trade -10507.30 2014-03-15 -8130.20 258.90 -20210.90 -10138.98 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Exports 29578.43 2014-03-15 25688.94 30541.44 59.01 29254.58 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Imports 40085.80 2014-03-15 33819.10 45281.90 117.40 39326.93 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
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Imports | Notes
An import is any good or service brought into one country from another country in a legitimate fashion, typically for use in trade. Import goods or services are provided to domestic consumers by foreign producers. An import in the receiving country is an export to the sending country. Import of goods normally requires involvement of the Customs authorities in both the country of import and the country of export and is often subject to import quotas, tariffs and trade agreements.


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