India Trade Balance

1957 - 2020 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

India Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 15.4 USD bn in Dec 2020, compared with a deficit of 9.9 USD bn in the previous month. India Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1957 to Dec 2020, with an averaged value of -377.7 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 652.0 USD mn in Jun 2020 and a record low of -20.2 USD bn in Oct 2012. CEIC extends history for monthly Trade Balance. The Ministry of Commerce and Industry provides Trade Balance in USD. Trade Balance prior to April 1990 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.

In the latest reports, India Total Exports reached 23.5 USD bn in Nov 2020, an increase of 0.1 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 42.6 USD bn in Dec 2020, an increase of 7.6 % year on year.

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India Trade Balance

What was India's Trade Balance in Dec 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-15,440.0 Dec 2020 -9,873.4 Nov 2020 -20,210.9 Oct 2012 652.0 Jun 2020 USD mn monthly Jan 1957 - Dec 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -376.8 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 1998 - Dec 2020
Algeria (USD mn) -791.7 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 141.2 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Nov 2020
Armenia (USD mn) -197.4 Nov 2020 monthly Nov 1995 - Nov 2020
Australia (USD mn) 3,651.0 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 1971 - Nov 2020
Austria (USD mn) -377.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2020
Azerbaijan (USD mn) -91.6 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Nov 2020
Bahrain (USD mn) 856.2 2019 yearly 1966 - 2019
Bangladesh (USD mn) -915.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jul 1986 - Oct 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 309.3 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -6.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 5,936.349 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 1997 - Sep 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 15,186.761 Nov 2020 monthly Apr 1997 - Nov 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 6.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Sep 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 1,455,574.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 52.7 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (INR bn) 95,981.513 2025 yearly 1988 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (INR bn) 291,828.922 2025 yearly 1991 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (INR bn) 65,839.094 2025 yearly 1988 - 2025
Govt Expenditure: CGA: Revenue Acc (INR mn) 1,505,250.000 Oct 2020 monthly Apr 1997 - Oct 2020
Govt Expenditure: CGA: Capital Acc (INR mn) 315,190.000 Oct 2020 monthly Apr 1997 - Oct 2020
CGA: Government Receipts: Gross Tax Revenue (INR mn) 1,504,640.000 Nov 2020 monthly Apr 2000 - Nov 2020
CGA: Government Receipts: Gross Tax Revenue: Union Excise Duties (INR mn) 357,030.000 Nov 2020 monthly Apr 2000 - Nov 2020
Central Government Debt (INR mn) 107,042,936.600 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2020
Central Government Debt: Public (INR mn) 97,467,695.100 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2020
Central Government Debt: Public: External (INR mn) 6,304,606.500 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2020
Central Government Debt: Public: Domestic (INR mn) 91,163,088.600 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2020

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