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TREND IN OVERALL EXPORTS India reported merchandise exports of USD 27.0 billion in October 2018, up 17.1% from USD 23.1 billion in October 2017. Cumulative value of merchandise exports during April 18 – October 18 was USD 190.2 billion as against USD 170.3 billion during the same period last year, reflecting a growth of 11.7%. Exhibit 1: Trend in overall merchandise exports from India (USD Billion)

23.1

Oct-17

27.0

170.3

Oct-18

Apr 17 - Oct 17

190.2

Apr 18 - Oct 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 October 2018, India exported plastics worth USD 778 million, up 27.8% from USD 609 million in October 2017. Cumulative value of plastics export during April 18 – October 18 was USD 5,368 million as against USD 4,098 million during the same period last year, registering a staggering growth of 27.8%. Exhibit 2: Trend in plastics export by India (USD Million) 778

5,368

609

Oct-17

4,098

Oct-18

Apr 17 - Oct 17

Apr 18 - Oct 18

Source: DGCI&S

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Plastics formed 2.82% of India’s overall merchandise exports in April 2018 October 2018 India exported plastics to 205 countries in April 2018 – October 2018 China, United States, and United Arab Emirates were the top three buyers of plastics from India in April 2018 – October 2018

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Analysis of India's Plastics Export – October 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 – October 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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