India - Balance of Goods





India: Balance of Goods

Mnemonic TRBG.IIND
Unit Millions of US Dollars, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 22.53 %
Data Oct 2018 -17,130
Sep 2018 -13,980

Series Information

Source Reserve Bank of India
Release Foreign Trade
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 4/30/1990
End Date 10/31/2018

India: Trade

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Balance of Goods Oct 2018 -17,130 -13,980 Millions of US Dollars, NSA Monthly
Exports of Goods Oct 2018 26,980 27,950 Millions of US Dollars, NSA Monthly
Imports of Goods Oct 2018 44,110 41,930 Millions of US Dollars, NSA Monthly
Current Account Balance 2018 Q2 -1,058 -839.52 Bil. INR, NSA Quarterly
Exports of Goods and Services 2018 Q2 892,034 827,960 10 Mil. INR, NSA Quarterly
Imports of Goods and Services 2018 Q2 1,069,028 916,748 10 Mil. INR, NSA Quarterly
Net Exports 2018 Q2 -176,993 -88,788 10 Mil. INR, NSA Quarterly
Real Exports of Goods and Services 2018 Q2 720,410 679,159 10 Mil. 2011-2012 INR, NSA Quarterly
Real Imports of Goods and Services 2018 Q2 834,102 727,508 10 Mil. 2011-2012 INR, NSA Quarterly
Real Net Exports 2018 Q2 -113,692 -48,348 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.