Government of India

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics

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Selected Statistics Of Foreign Trade of India

As the name indicates, this publication shows certain important selected aspects in respect of Foreign Trade which are not otherwise available in any publications on this subject. Inter alia this publication covers

  • India’s Foreign Trade in Treasure (including currency notes).
  • Custom Zone wise data (value only) on Indian Foreign Trade both in merchandise and treasure.
  • Index of Foreign Trade (both quantum and value index).
  • Export & Import though Foreign Post Offices (principal commodity-wise).
  • Record of  stock in bonded warehouses on 31st March every year: Customs Zone-wise. 
  • Direct Transit Trade of neighbouring Nepal & Bhutan reported by Kolkata Custom and Fulbari as passing through Customs frontier of India.
  • Exports & Imports of Principal Commodities through major airports.

The primary source of data are the concerned Customs/Port authorities.


Periodicity: The publication is compiled annually on financial year basis.

Availability: Copies of the publication are available at the offices of

1) Controller of Publication, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Govt. of India, Civil Lines, Delhi – 110 054 on payment of the requisite amount in the form of bank draft in his favour or may be obtained from the Book Depots/Agents authorized to sale Govt. of India Publications.

2) Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence & Statistics, 565, Anandapur, Ward No.:108, Plot No.:22, Sector-I, Kolkata – 700 107 on payment of the requisite amount mentioned against each of the above publication along with Speed Post charges of Rs. 50/ - or Air Mail Charges Rs. 100/-  per CD in the form of Demand Draft to be drawn in favour of “Director General, Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence & Statistics, Kolkata” on any Kolkata (West Bengal) based Bank.

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