Top 7 Exported Products of India to Start Export Business

By | September 30, 2020

top exported products of India

According to a recent economic survey for top exported products of India, Petroleum products contribute almost 14 per cent of the overall exports of the country i. e. around the US $ 46.54 billion. The top exports of the country account for almost 3-5th, i.e. 60.2 % of global shipment value.

The largest export destinations in the current financial year are – United States of America (USA), China, Hong Kong, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). India had shipped almost US $ 322.8 billion worth of goods in the previous year.

The latest available country-specific data shows that importers in the below-mentioned countries bought almost 54.8% of products that are being top exported products of India.

  1. United States (16.8% of the global total)
  2. United Arab Emirates (9.2%)
  3. China (5.3%)
  4. Hong Kong (3.5%)
  5. Singapore (3.3%)
  6. United Kingdom (2.7%)
  7. Netherlands (2.7%)
  8. Germany (2.7%)
  9. Bangladesh (2.6%)
  10. Nepal (2.2%)
  11. Belgium (2%) and
  12. Malaysia (1.9%)

The below chart shows the percentage share – (% shows total export)


Product name Amount (in dollars) Percentage


Mineral fuels 44.1 billion 13.7 %
2 Gems, precious metals 36.7 billion

11.4 %


Machinery, computers 21.2 billion 6.6 %
4 Organic chemicals 18.3 billion

5.7 %


Vehicles 17.2 billion

5.3 %

6 Pharmaceuticals 16.1 billion

5 %


Electrical machinery and equipment 14.7 billion 4.5 %
8 Steel & Iron 9.7 billion

3 %


Clothing & Accessories 8.6 billion

2.7 %

10 Crochet & Knit clothing 7.9 billion

2.5 %

The Indian government is aiming to build a new India and become a 10 thousand $ billion company in the export world.

Below are 7 of the top exported products of India.

1. Refined petroleum

Among the top exported products of India, the petroleum industry of India is a major source of income from the export market. Our major export countries are – the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Singapore.

2. Precious stones and Gems

India is amongst the leading countries in the case of producing, consuming, and exporting jewelry and gems. Top countries that import from India are – China, the United States of America, UAE, Latin America, Hong Kong, Russia, and Singapore.

3. Mineral fuels

Our country processes almost 87 different types of minerals which can be bifurcated as 40 types of fuel minerals, 47 kinds of non- metals, 10 metallic minerals, and 26 others. The key export mineral is Iron ore.

4. Cars

Indian automotive industry is growing very strongly, and thus it attracts national and international markets.

5. Mechanical equipment

India is the largest manufacturer of mechanical appliances. Indian mechanical industry is currently producing self- propelled harvesters and tractor – driven harvesters in huge quantity. Countries like Africa, Asia, Middle East, South America are amongst the top importers.

6. Organic Chemicals

Top exporters of inorganic, agrochemicals, and organic chemicals are – USA, Indonesia, China, Brazil, Malaysia, Turkey, Italy, Netherlands, and France.

7. Pharmaceutical products

The country ranks 3rd in size and 14th in value in the pharmacy industry. We export to almost 200 countries in the world.

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