Indian service export flat at $14 bn in Sept, imports rise to $8.45 bn : RBI

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 17-11-2017        Tweet

MUMBAI : Services export of India remained flat at $13.73 billion in September year-on-year while import slightly picked up to $8.45 billion, showed RBI data.

In September 2016, India had exported services worth U$13.77 billion. The import grew 1.7 per cent from $8.30 billion last year.

In August 2017, the services export was $13.7 billion while the import came in at $8.66 billion.

Cumulatively, the services export during April-September read $80.33 billion. Import of services was valued at $46.74 billion in the first half of the fiscal, showed the data on India's International Trade in Services released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

India is one of the major economies contributing to the world services export industry. The services sector contributes to about 55 per cent of the Country's gross domestic product.