July trade deficit widens to $12.23 billion

Last Updated: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 10:29 hrs

India's exports in July rose 7.33 percent from a year earlier, helped by a pick-up in external demand, government data showed on Thursday.

Exports in July reached $27.73 billion, data released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry showed.

The trade deficit stood at $12.23 billion, higher than $11.76 billion in June.

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