India imports 651.24 tonnes of gold in financial year 2020-21, says govt

The import of toys, games, sports equipment from China is showing a declining trend


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Photo: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

Photo: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

India imported 651.24 tonnes of gold in financial year 2020-21 as compared to 719.94 tonnes in the year-ago period, the government said on Wednesday.

In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Anupriya Patel said the imports stood at 982.71 tonnes in FY 2018-19.

Replying to another question, she informed that the import of toys, games, sports equipment from China is showing a declining trend.

“The imports of these products from China have reduced from USD 451.71 million in 2018-19 to USD 206.11 million in 2021 (from April 2021 to Jan 2022),” she added.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Wed, March 23 2022. 16:09 IST