Oct exports down 6.6% y-o-y

Oct exports down 6.6% y-o-y
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First Published: Tue, Dec 01 2009. 01 20 PM IST
Updated: Tue, Dec 01 2009. 01 20 PM IST
New Delhi: India’s exports fell an annual 6.6% in October to $13.19 billion, their 13th straight monthly fall, the government said on Tuesday.
Imports dropped 15% from a year earlier to $22 billion.
The trade deficit shrunk to $8.8 billion in October from $11.74 billion a year earlier.
Exports for April-October, the first seven months of the 2009-10 fiscal year, were down 26% at $91.05 billion from the same period in the previous year.
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First Published: Tue, Dec 01 2009. 01 20 PM IST