The top 3 products with respect to import of Chemicals under Inorganic Chemicals during 2017-18 were Calcium Carbonate, Carbon Black and Hydrogen Peroxide. Import of Calcium Carbonate was 221737 metric tonne during 2010-11. It has decreased by -14.47% to 189649 metric tonne during 2011-12 over 2010-11. Its value was Rs. 22066 lakh during 2010-11 and Rs. 16759 lakh during 2011-12. Annual growth of 20.79% has been observed in import of Calcium Carbonate to 846195 metric tonne during 2017-18 versus 700559 metric tonne during 2016-17. In value term it was Rs. 60902 lakh and Rs. 64587 lakh during 2016-17 and 2017-18 respectively.
We have seen annual growth of 65.99% in import of Carbon Black from 74905 metric tonne during 2010-11 to 124338 metric tonne during 2011-12. Its value was Rs. 45674 lakh and Rs. 85053 lakh during 2010-11 and 2011-12 respectively. Import of Carbon Black was 186224 metric tonne during 2017-18, up by 44.65% against 128740 metric tonne during 2016-17. In value term it was Rs. 82424 lakh during 2016-17 and Rs. 143618 lakh during 2017-18.
Import of Hydrogen Peroxide 37074 metric tonne during 2010-11. It has decreased by -31.72% to 25313 metric tonne during 2011-12 over 2010-11. Its value was Rs. 9385 lakh during 2010-11 and Rs. 6378 lakh during 2011-12. Annual growth of 19.99% has been observed in import of Hydrogen Peroxide to 68474 metric tonne during 2017-18 versus 57068 metric tonne during 2016-17. In value term it was Rs. 15910 lakh and Rs. 19305 lakh during 2016-17 and 2017-18 respectively.
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)