India trade reports

Today, India’s trade growth is hidden in our hinterland. The advent of the rural evolving into urban, and the accessibility of inland to the coast, has started to expose the potential that our hinterlands hold to transform. An inclusive approach, covering the development of both the hinterlands and the urban coastal area holds the key to overall progress.

Ajit Venkataraman Managing Director, APM Terminals INS - South Asia
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Growth at a healthy 10% in Q3 2018

India’s containerized export trade with the world grew a healthy 10% in the third quarter of 2018 (Q3) due to broad-based recovery in the manufacturing sector, globally buoyed by a surge in demand from end-user industries.

Highlights

  • 10% export growth, 9% import growth in Q3
  • Major turnaround in exports from West India, while East India experiences rapid import growth
  • Pharmaceuticals, vehicles and metals play a key role in commodity trade

"On the import side, we have seen a strong demand for metals and paper, particularly into the north and west parts of India."

Steve Felder,  Managing Director Maersk for India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives on Maersk Q3 2018 India Trade Report.

"Indian pharmaceutical exports continued to thrive during the third quarter of 2018."

Steve Felder,  Managing Director Maersk for India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives on Maersk Q3 2018 India Trade Report.

"We have seen a significant increase in vehicle exports from India."

Steve Felder,  Managing Director Maersk for India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives on Maersk Q3 2018 India Trade Report.

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