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Gems and jewellery exports fall 4.6% in April 08-Feb 09

Gems and jewellery exports fall 4.6% in April 08-Feb 09
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First Published: Fri, Mar 13 2009. 02 58 PM IST
Updated: Fri, Mar 13 2009. 02 58 PM IST
Mumbai: India’s gems and jewellery exports fell 4.6% during April 2008 to February 2009, provisional data from the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) showed.
Overall gems and jewellery exports in dollar terms fell to $17.79 billion versus $18.65 billion in the same period last year, GJEPC said in a statement on Friday.
In rupee terms, exports rose 5.65% to Rs794 billion in April-Feb as the rupee depreciated 21.5% against the dollar in the same period.
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First Published: Fri, Mar 13 2009. 02 58 PM IST
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