India - Balance of Goods





India: Balance of Goods

Mnemonic TRBG.IIND
Unit Millions of US Dollars, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 12.61 %
Data Jan 2019 -14,730
Dec 2018 -13,080

Series Information

Source Reserve Bank of India
Release Foreign Trade
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 4/30/1990
End Date 1/31/2019

India: Trade

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Balance of Goods Jan 2019 -14,730 -13,080 Millions of US Dollars, NSA Monthly
Exports of Goods Jan 2019 26,360 27,930 Millions of US Dollars, NSA Monthly
Imports of Goods Jan 2019 41,090 41,010 Millions of US Dollars, NSA Monthly
Current Account Balance 2018 Q3 -1,339 -1,066 Bil. INR, NSA Quarterly
Exports of Goods and Services 2018 Q3 933,243 892,034 10 Mil. INR, NSA Quarterly
Imports of Goods and Services 2018 Q3 1,173,836 1,069,028 10 Mil. INR, NSA Quarterly
Net Exports 2018 Q3 -240,593 -176,993 10 Mil. INR, NSA Quarterly
Real Exports of Goods and Services 2018 Q3 741,317 720,410 10 Mil. 2011-2012 INR, NSA Quarterly
Real Imports of Goods and Services 2018 Q3 903,813 834,102 10 Mil. 2011-2012 INR, NSA Quarterly
Real Net Exports 2018 Q3 -162,496 -113,692 10 Mil. 2011-2012 INR, NSA Quarterly

Release Information

Data are disseminated in millions of U.S. dollars covering total merchandise exports (f.o.b.) and total imports (c.i.f.).

  • Source data collection programs: The data are based on customs declarations.
  • Exceptions to coverage: The only exclusions from the data are direct transit trade, transshipment trade passengers' baggage, ship's stores, defense goods, transactions in treasure (that is, gold and current coins and notes), diplomatic goods, and "proscribed substances" under the Atomic Energy Act, 1962.

The data are provisional when first released and this is indicated in the press release. The data are generally finalized eight months after the reference month, and the final data are published in the relevant issue of the Monthly Statistics of Foreign Trade of India.