Hotline: 1800 102 2007
Search Business Opportunities

Import of sensitive items increases

Import of sensitive items increases by 8 per cent

Total import of sensitive items for the period April-January 2011 has been recorded to be Rs.58715 crores as compared to Rs.54375crores during the corresponding period of last year thereby showing an increase of 8%. The gross import of all commodities during same period of current year was Rs.1248141crores as compared to Rs 1107732 crores during the same period of last year. Thus import of sensitive items constitutes 4.9% and 4.7% of the gross imports during last year and current year respectively.


Imports of pulses, cotton & silk, spices and tea & coffee have declined at broad group level during the period. Imports of all other items viz. edible oil, automobiles, fruits & vegetables (including nuts), rubber, products of SSI, milk & milk products, alcoholic beverages, marble & granite and food grains have increased during the period under reference.


In the edible oil segment, the import has increased from Rs21235 crores last year to Rs 23991 crores for the corresponding period of this year. A significant feature of edible oil import is that import of crude oil has gone up by 17.4% and that of refined oil have gone down by 9.9%. The increase in edible oil import is mainly due to substantial increase in import of crude palm oil and its fractions.


Imports of sensitive items from Indonesia, China P RP, Argentina, Malaysia, Korea RP, United States of America, Germany, Ukraine, Thailand, Australia, United Kingdom, Tanzania REP, Vietnam, SOC REP etc. have gone up while those from Myanmar, Brazil, Canada, Japan Cote D’ Ivoire, Czech Republic etc. have gone down.

Related opportunities
  • Quick Service Restaurants
    Looking for your own lucrative business in ever growing fast..
    Locations looking for expansion New Delhi
    Establishment year 2009
    Franchising Launch Date 2012
    Investment size Rs. 10lac - 20lac
    Space required 200 - 800
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater Rajouri New Delhi
  • Aviation & Hospitality Training Institute
    About Us: Frankfinn has been growing at phenomenal speed since its..
    Locations looking for expansion Haryana
    Establishment year 1993
    Franchising Launch Date 2003
    Investment size Rs. 1 Cr. - 2 Cr
    Space required 4000
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater Gurgaon Haryana
  • Others Food Service
    About Us: Dhaba Cafe is a complete food hub with two..
    Locations looking for expansion Madhya pradesh
    Establishment year 2008
    Franchising Launch Date 2012
    Investment size Rs. 5lac - 10lac
    Space required 250
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater Indore Madhya pradesh
  • Juices / Smoothies / Dairy parlors
    About: Chaai Resto” has a team of highly motivated individuals with..
    Locations looking for expansion Karnataka
    Establishment year 2013
    Franchising Launch Date 2018
    Investment size Rs. 10lac - 20lac
    Space required 200
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater Bangalore Karnataka
Insta-Subscribe to
The Franchising World
For hassle free instant subscription, just give your number and email id and our customer care agent will get in touch with you
OR Click here to Subscribe Online
Daily Updates
Submit your email address to receive the latest updates on news & host of opportunities

Free Advice - Ask Our Experts