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Foreign Tourist Arrivals up 3% in Oct

Source : IBNS
Last Updated: Tue, Nov 06, 2012 15:21 hrs

New Delhi, Nov 6 (IBNS) Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) during the Month of October, 2012 were 5.76 lakh as compared to FTAs of 5.60 lakh during the month of October 2011 and 5.07 lakh in October 2010.

There has been a growth of 3 % in October 2012 over October 2011 as compared to a growth of 10.4 % registered in October 2011 over October 2010.

FTAs during the period January-October 2012 were 52.19 lakh with a growth of 6.2% over the same period in 2011, as compared to the FTAs of 49.03 lakh with a growth of 9.3 % during January-October 2011 over the corresponding period of 2010.



Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEE) during the month of October 2012 were Rs. 8154 crore as compared to Rs. 7019 crore in October 2011 and Rs 5219 crore in October 2010.

The growth rate in FEE in rupee terms in October 2012 over October 2011 was 16.2 % as compared to 34.5 % in October 2011 over October 2010.

FEEs from tourism in rupee terms during January- October 2012 were Rs. 74215 crore with a growth of 22.1 %, as compared to the FEEs of Rs. 60780 crore with a growth of 18.4 % during January- October 2011 over the corresponding period of 2010.

FEEs in US$ terms during the month of October 2012 were US$ 1538 million as compared to FEEs of US$ 1424 million during the month of October 2011 and US$ 1175 milion in October 2010.

The growth rate in FEEs in US$ terms in October 2012 over October 2011 was 8 % as compared to the growth of 21.2 % in October 2011 over October 2010.

FEEs from tourism in terms of US$ during January- October 2012 were US$ 14030 million with a growth of 5.4%, as compared to US$ 13310 million with a growth of 19 % during January- October 2011 over the corresponding period of 2010.

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