Trade deficit widens to $10.16 billion in Oct - trade ministry | Reuters - Firstpost

Trade deficit widens to $10.16 billion in Oct - trade ministry | Reuters


NEW DELHI India's trade deficit in October widened to $10.16 billion compared with $8.34 billion in the previous month as gold imports more than doubled to $3.5 billion from a year ago, government data showed on Tuesday.Merchandise exports grew 9.6 percent year-on-year to $23.5 billion in October, while imports expanded 8.11 percent year-on-year to $33.67 billion, the data showed.

(Reporting by Manoj Kumar and Rajesh Kumar Singh; Editing by Malini Menon)

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First Published On : Nov 15, 2016 18:26 IST

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