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TRENDS OF INDIA'S FOREIGN TRADE

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					Trends in India's Foreign Trade TRENDS IN EXPORTS India's exports by principal products/ groups for 2004-05 and 2005-06 (AprilNovember) During April-November 2005, there was significant increase in the exports of Coffee, Rice, Pulses, Guargum Meals, Meat & Meat Products, Poultry and Dairy Products, Spirit & Beverages, Shellac, Ores & Minerals, Gems & Jewellery, Sports Goods, Chemicals & Allied Products,

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Engineering Goods, Project Goods, Carpets, Raw Cotton including waste, and Petroleum Products. commodities like Tea, Wheat, Castor oil, Spices, Nut& Seeds, Sugar & Molasses, Leather & Manufactures, Plastic and Linoleum, Fresh Fruits/ Vegetables, Floriculture Products, Cotton Yarn Made-ups, Fabrics Manmade Textiles Made-ups, Natural Silk

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ORES AND MINERALS Exports of Ores and Minerals were estimated at Rs.13858 crore during April-November 2005 registering a growth of 27.3% over the same period of the previous year. Iron Ore, Mica, Processed Minerals, other Ores and Minerals, Coal have recorded positive growth of 32.4%, 11.4%, 22.3%, 17.4% and 11.0% respectively.

LEATHER AND LEATHER MANUFACTURES
Exports of Leather and Leather Manufactures recorded a marginal decline of 1.0%. The value of export decreased to Rs. 6812 crore from Rs. 6876 crore during the same period of the previous year.  GEMS AND JEWELLERY The export of Gems and Jewellery during AprilNovember 2005 increased to Rs. 44588 crore from Rs. 38328 crore during the orresponding period of last year showing a growth of 16.3%.
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CHEMICALS AND ALLIED PRODUCTS Basic Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals & Cosmetics, Rubber, Glass & Other Products and Residual Chemicals and Allied Products registered positive growth.

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ENGINEERING GOODS ELECTRONIC GOODS & COMPUTER SOFTWARE IN PHYSICAL FORM TEXTILES AND HANDICRAFTS

IMPORT BY MAJOR PRODUCT  CATEGORIES FERTILIZERS  PETROLEUM CRUDE & PRODUCTS  PEARLS, PRECIOUS AND SEMIPRECIOUS STONES

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CAPITAL GOODS CHEMICALS AND CHEMICAL MATERIALS

DIRECTION OF INDIA'S FOREIGN TRADE
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the share of Asia and Oceania region comprising South Asian, East Asian, Mid-eastern and Gulf countries accounted for nearly 46.7% of India's total exports. The share of West Europe and America in India's export stood at 24.2% and 21.1% respectively.

During the period, USA continued to remain the most important country of export destination (17.2%) followed by United ArabEmirates(8.0%), Singapore (6%), China (5.9%), Hong Kong(4.8%), UK (5%) and Germany (3.3%).  Africa accounted for the highest growth in India's export at 27.7% followed by Asia & Oceania (15.7%), West Europe (17.0%) and
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