India's February exports up 4.25 pct y/y - trade min official

Last Updated: Mon, Mar 11, 2013 05:50 hrs

NEW DELHI, March 11 (Reuters) - India's February exports rose 4.25 percent from a year earlier to $26.3 billion, while imports rose 2.6 percent to $41.2 billion, leaving a trade deficit of $14.9 billion, trade ministry officials said on Monday.

Exports between April and February fell 4 percent year-on-year to $265.95 billion. Oil imports for the month of February rose about 15.5 percent from the corresponding period a year ago. (Reporting by Matthias Williams; Writing by Rajesh Kumar Singh; Editing by Frank jack Daniel)

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