Indian Engineering exports to move towards positive direction : EEPC Back to News & Events List


An uptick in top European markets including UK, France, Italy and the Netherlands, coupled with low base effect are helping Indian engineering exports to move towards a positive direction an EEPC India’s analysis has shown.

All the European nations falling under the top 25 engineering export destinations like UK, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, France and Spain, recorded positive growth during Apr-Aug 2016-17 over Apr-Aug 2015-16. However, Germany and Belgium recorded negative growth in August 2016 over August 2015. Belgium topped the list registering highest growth in August 2016 and also on cumulative basis during Apr-Aug 2016-17.

Though engineering exports moved up y by 4.7% from $ 4.65 billion in August 2015 to $4.87 billion in August 2016, the cumulative growth for the global basket as a whole remains negative for April-August period of the current fiscal. Cumulative engineering exports for this period dropped by 4% to $25.13 billion in Apr-Aug 2016- 17 from $26.18 billion in the same period last year.

“However, there is a positive news even on a cumulative basis as far as the top European markets are concerned,” said EEPC India Chairman Mr T S Bhasin.

Out of 220 exports destinations of Indian engineering goods, top 25 nations accounted for more than 73 per cent of India's total engineering exports during Apr-Aug 2016-17.

Overall, India's engineering exports to its top 25 destinations registered a rise in growth of 5.8% in August 2016 over August 2015 against a dip of about two per cent on cumulative basis to $18.36 billion for April-August period of the current fiscal against $18.74 billion during the same months of 2015-16.

Original Source: dailyshippingtimes.com


Recent News


18

09/2017
Top cotton buyers flock to India as hurricanes hit US crop

The world's top cotton buyers, all in Asia, are flocking to India to secure supplies after fierce storms in the United States, the biggest exporter of the fibre, affected t...

16

09/2017
Centre allows import of additional 44,000 tonnes of tur dal, with riders

Following the imposition of annual import ceiling on pigeon peas (tur dal) fixed at two lakh tonne last month in response to the glut in the domestic market, the Centre has al...

14

09/2017
Agriculture exports may grow to $100 bn by 2022: Experts

The country's agricultural sector has potential to double farmer income and grow exports to USD 100 billion by 2022 from the present USD 36 billion, according to industry e...

13

09/2017
Govt to import 500,000 tons of rice and wheat

The government has offered international tenders to import half a million tons of rice and wheat. They are set to buy 1,00,000 tons of wheat and 50,000 tons non-basmati rice. ...