India's Exports of Gems & Jewellery (1996-97 to 2001-02)
(In Rs crore)

ITEMS 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02
Cut & Polsihed Diamonds 14916.5 16579.45 21074.12 28706.51 28041.81 28346.49
Coloured Gemstones 481.25 493.12 746.87 884.97 924.2 866.51
Gold Jewellery 2636.21 3096.94 3541.7 4693.74 5220.06 5538.14
Pearls 12.12 14.63 16.33 17.23 11.66 12.59
Non-gold Jewellery 103.02 129.22 242.7 209.69 254.88 304.86
Synthetic Stones 8.77 8.67 10.26 11.43 7.38 11.39
Costume/Fashion Jewellery 20.52 22.38 22.09 25.65 43.81 48.28
Sales to Foreign Tourist 28.6 49.25 44.04 38.73 55.81 61.29
TOTAL 18207.99 20393.66 25698.11 34587.95 34559.61 35189.55
Exports of Rough Diamonds 313.49 179.91 340.21 581.85 713.11 673.01
Net Exports 18521.48 20573.57 26038.32 35169.8 35272.72 35862.56


India's Exports of Gems & Jewellery (1996-97 to 2001-02)
(In US$ million)

ITEMS 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02
Cut & Polished Diamonds 4235.1 4492.66 5026.11 6647.82 6186.7 5971.91
Coloured Gemstones 136.94 132.81 178.63 204.92 203.36 182.69
Gold Jewellery 747.73 839.48 846.15 1087.37 1149.95 1166.83
Pearls 3.74 3.92 3.91 4.01 2.58 2.63
Non-Gold Jewellery 29.36 34.88 57.79 48.58 56.09 64.33
Synthetic Stones 2.5 2.34 2.41 2.62 1.63 2.4
Costume/Fashion Jewellery 5.78 6.08 5.28 5.96 9.65 10.21
sales to Foreign Tourist 8.12 13.45 10.54 8.98 12.34 12.94
TOTAL 5169.27 5525.62 6130.82 8010.26 7622.3 7413.95
Exports to Rough Diamonds 88.78 48.6 80.84 134.76 157.19 142.15
Net Exports 5258.05 5574.22 6211.66 8145.02 7779.49 7556.1


Updated on November 1, 2003

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