India has witnessed an increasing trend in export of major petrochemicals during 2010-11 to 2017-18 with compound annual growth rate of 10.59%. Export of major petrochemicals was 3658652 metric tonne during 2010-11. It has increased by 13.84% to 4164895 metric tonne during 2011-12 over 2010-11. In value term it was Rs. 2273291 lakh and Rs. 3323082 lakh during 2010-11 and 2011-12 respectively.
We have seen annual decline of -0.23% in export of major petrochemicals during 2016-17 above 2015-16 from 5301728 metric tonne. Its value was Rs. 3385730 lakh during 2015-16. Export of major petrochemicals was 7401474 metric tonne during 2017-18, up by 39.92% versus 5289645 metric tonne during 2016-17. In value term it was Rs. 3535453 lakh during 2016-17 and Rs. 4927565 lakh during 2017-18.
Maximum annual growth rate of 39.92% has been observed in 2017-18 in export of major petrochemicals during the period under consideration.
Note: Figures of QTY are in Metric Tonne; Figures of VAL are in Rs. Lakh; Source: DGCI & S, Kolkata, Ministry of Commerce & Industry; Disclaimer: Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals does not take responsibility for the accuracy of the information or any loss arising from the use of information. ** Data to be released on half yearly basis. Annual data for the previous years and for the period from April to September for the current year will be released in the last fortnight of January and annual data up to the last financial year will be released in the last fortnight of July. Revision in the data base, if required, will be done in the first week of April and October.
Resource Title: Export of Major Petrochemicals – Product wise / Group wise from 2010-11 to 2018-19 (upto September 2018)