May 15, 2019 / 1:08 PM / 10 days ago

April trade deficit widens to $15.33 billion

Cargo containers are seen stacked outside the container terminal of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) in Mumbai, India, July 15, 2015. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/File Photo

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s trade deficit widened to $15.33 billion in April from a year ago, the trade ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

Trade deficit was $13.72 billion in April 2018.

Merchandise exports remained almost flat at $26.07 billion in April compared with a year earlier, while imports were up 4.5% at $41.40 billion, data showed.

Reporting by Aftab Ahmed; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu

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