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TREND IN OVERALL EXPORTS India reported merchandise exports of USD 26.5 billion in November 2018, up 2.1% from USD 25.9 billion in November 2017. Cumulative value of merchandise exports during April 18 – November 18 was USD 216.7 billion as against USD 196.2 billion during the same period last year, reflecting a growth of 10.4%. Exhibit 1: Trend in overall merchandise exports from India (USD Billion) 196.2 25.9

26.5

Nov-17

Nov-18

Apr 17 - Nov 17

216.7

Apr 18 - Nov 18

Source: DGCI&S

TREND IN PLASTICS EXPORT Export of plastics from India continued to grow at a faster clip than the overall merchandise exports. During November 2018, India exported plastics worth USD 845 million, up 25.9% from USD 672 million in November 2017. Cumulative value of plastics export during April 18 – November 18 was USD 6,213 million as against USD 4,769 million during the same period last year, registering a staggering growth of 30.3%. Exhibit 2: Trend in plastics export by India (USD Million) 845

6,213

672

Nov-17

4,769

Nov-18

Apr 17 - Nov 17

Apr 18 - Nov 18

Source: DGCI&S

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Plastics formed 2.87% of India’s overall merchandise exports in April 2018 – November 2018 India exported plastics to 206 countries in April 2018 – November 2018 China, United States, and United Arab Emirates were the top three buyers of plastics from India in April 2018 – November 2018

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Analysis of India's Plastics Export – November 2018  

This report has been prepared on the basis of principal commodity level data sourced from the Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence...

Analysis of India's Plastics Export – November 2018  

This report has been prepared on the basis of principal commodity level data sourced from the Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence...

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