NEW DELHI :
India's exports rose for the first time in seven months in February growing by 2.91% to $27.65 billion, according to the commerce ministry data released on Friday.
Imports too grew by 2.48% to $37.5 billion, leaving a trade deficit of USD 9.85 billion as against $9.72 billion in February 2019.
Oil imports jumped by 14.26% to$10.76 billion in February compared to 9.41 billion in the year-ago month.
Exports during April-February this fiscal dipped by 1.5% to $292.91 billion.
Imports during the period declined by 7.30% to $436 billion, leaving a trade deficit of $143.12 billion.