Brief on India Import and Export

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India is the 18th largest export economy in the world and the 50th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2014, India exported $292B and imported $421B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $129B. In 2014 the GDP of India was $2.05T and its GDP per capita was $5.7k.

The top exports of India are Refined Petroleum ($53.9B), Packaged Medicaments ($12.1B), Jewellery ($11.8B), Rice ($7.75B) and Cars($5.82B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Crude Petroleum ($122B), Gold($31.1B), Petroleum Gas ($17.7B), Diamonds ($17.5B) and Coal Briquettes ($15.4B).

The top export destinations of India are the United States($35.9B), the United Arab Emirates ($29.6B), China ($13.9B), Saudi Arabia ($13B) and the United Kingdom ($10.6B). The top import origins are China ($52.5B), Saudi Arabia ($30B), the United Arab Emirates ($24.4B), Switzerland ($21.3B) and the United States($18.2B).

India borders Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Burma, Nepal and Pakistan by land and Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Maldivesand Thailand by sea.


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