India’s trade deficit narrows to 7-month low of $8.98 billion in September
India’s trade deficit narrowed to $ 8.98 billion in September, its lowest in seven months, government data showed on Friday.
The deficit was $ 11.64 billion in August.
Merchandise exports for September rose 25.67 percent from a year ago to $ 28.61 billion, mainly driven by a rise in export of engineering and oil products.
Goods imports last month were $ 37.6 billion, a gain of 18.09 percent from the same period last year, data from the commerce and industry ministry showed.
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