KEY INDICATORS OF INDIA'S BALANCE OF PAYMENTS

 

 

2007-08

2008-09 2008-09 (Q1) (PR) 2009-10 (Q1) (P)

Merchandize Trade

Exports ($ on BoP basis) Growth Rate (percent)

28.9

5.4

43.0

-21.0

Imports ($ on BoP basis) Growth Rate (percent)

35.2

14.3

42.9

-19.6

Crude Oil Prices, Per Barrel (Indian Basket)

79.2

82.4

118.8

63.9

Trade Balance ($ billion)

-91.6

-119.4

-31.4

-26.0

Invisibles

Net Invisibles ($ Billion)

74.6

89.6

22.4

20.2

Net Invisibles Surplus/Trade Deficit (Percent)

81.4

75.0

71.3

77.7

Invisible Receipts/Current Receipts (Percent)

47.2

48.1

44.2

49.9

Services Receipts/Current Receipts (Percent)

28.6

30.0

26.2

28.9

Private Transfers/Current Receipts (Percent)

13.8

13.7

13.8

17.2

Current Account

Current Receipts ($ Billion)

314.8

337.7

88.1

77.5

Current Payments ($ Billion)

331.8

367.6

97.1

83.3

Current Account Balance ($ Billion)

-17.0

-29.8

-9.0

-5.8

Capital Account

Gross Capital Inflows ($ Billion)

433.0

302.5

90.9

78.5

Gross Capital Outflows ($ Billion)

325.0

293.3

79.7

71.8

Net Capital Flows ($ Billion)

108.0

9.1

11.1

6.7

Net FDI/Net Capital Flows (Percent)

14.3

191.3

80.5

101.4

Net Portfolio Investment/Net capital Flows (Percent)

27.4

-153.4

-37.8

122.7

Net ECBs/Net capital Flows (Percent)

21.0

89.2

13.2

-5.3

Reserves

Import Cover of Reserves (In months)

14.4

10.3

13.3

11.4

Outstanding Reserves as at end period ($ Billion)

309.7

252.0

312.1

265.1


SOURCE: Reserve Bank of India report
India's Balance of Payments Developments during the First Quarter (April-June 2009) of 2009-10


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India's Merchandize Trade (2003-04 to 2008-09 )
 

Year

Exports

Growth (Percent)

Imports

Growth (Percent)

2003-04

63.8

-

78.1

-

2004-05

83.5

30.8

111.5

42.7

2005-06

103.1

23.4

149.2

33.8

2006-07

126.3

22.5

185.6

24.4

2007-08

162.9

29.0

251.4

35.5

2008-09 (April-March)

-

5.4

-

14.3

SOURCE: Federal Ministry of Commerce, Government of India

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