Compound annual growth rate of 11.4% has been seen in Import of Major Chemicals during 2010-11 to 2017-18. Import of Major Chemicals was 2792430 metric tonne during 2010-11. It has increased by 21.66% to 3397166 metric tonne during 2011-12 over 2010-11. In value term it was Rs. 942395 lakh during 2010-11 and Rs. 1300789 lakh during 2011-12.
We have seen annual growth of 0.75% in Import of Major Chemicals in 2016-17 over 2015-16 from 5359734 metric tonne. Import of Major Chemicals was 5936999 metric tonne during 2017-18, up by 9.95% against 5399954 metric tonne during 2016-17. Its value was Rs. 1931262 lakh, Rs. 2060148 lakh and Rs. 2594226 lakh from 2015-16 to 2017-18 respectively. Maximum annual growth rate of 25.2% has been observed in Import of Major Chemicals in 2012-13 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; Imports of Pesticides include both technical and formulations.
Resource Title: Import of Major Chemicals – Product-wise / Group-wise from 2010-11 to 2018-19 (upto September 2018)