Top 50 commodities Imported by India in 2017-2018

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Top 50 commodities imported by India is led by Mineral Fuels, Mineral Oils And Products Of Their Distillation; Bituminous Substances; Mineral Waxes.  India’s export bill rise to 27.47% in 2017-18 in comparison to 2016017 when it was 26.84%. Rise in export bill is attributed to high price of crude oil.

Top 50 commodities Imported by India
Top 50 commodities Imported by India

Second in imported list is Natural Or Cultured Pearls,Precious Or Semiprecious Stone. This is not all imported for internal consumption but polished and exported by India. Rise in natural or cultured pearls is good sign as it indicate that export will get boom and Indian workers will get work. It registered 25% growth and import in India rise from 13.98% in 2016-17 to 16.28 % in 2017-18.

Also Read, Analysis of top 25 commodities Exported by India in 2016 and 2017

Third in Import list is Electrical Machinery And Equipment And Parts Thereof; Sound Recorders And Reproducers, Television Image And Sound Recorders And Reproducers,And Parts. ‘Make in India’ have taken back seat and this category rose to 10.56% of total import bill as compared to 10.04% in previous financial year.

Fourth in The list is Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery And Mechanical Appliances. Import in this category has fallen to 8.13% of total import bill from 8.35% in financial year 2016-17.

Fifth in the list is Organic Chemicals.  Organic chemical import bill is 4.13% in FY 2017-18 as compared to 4.03% in 2016-17. Interestingly India rework on organic chemicals and export to world. India export 4.71% of its export bill to world. Make in India playing a positive role here.

In the list sixth and seventh position is held by plastic which is 3.02% and Animal Or Vegetable Fats And Oils And Their Cleavage Products; Pre. Edible Fats; Animal Or Vegetable Waxex which is at 2.64%.

Eight, ninth and tenth position is held by Iron And Steel  (at 2.31%), Optical, Photographic Cinematographic Measuring, Checking Precision, Medical Or Surgical Inst (at 1.89%) and Ores, Slag And Ash (at 1.4%)

Period in consideration is Apr 2017 to Jan 2018.

all the data in INR lacs

SN Commodity 2016-17 %Share 2017-18 %Share
1 Mineral Fuels, Mineral Oils And Products Of Their Distillation; Bituminous Substances; Mineral Waxes. 69,191,244 26.84 67,055,817 27.47
2 Natural Or Cultured Pearls,Precious Or Semiprecious Stones,Pre.Metals,Clad With Pre.Metal And Articles. 36,026,222 13.98 39,745,013 16.28
3 Electrical Machinery And Equipment And Parts Thereof; Sound Recorders And Reproducers, Television Image And Sound Recorders And Reproducers,And Parts. 25,869,704 10.04 25,786,923 10.56
4 Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery And Mechanical Appliances; Parts Thereof. 21,522,965 8.35 19,849,071 8.13
5 Organic Chemicals 10,379,757 4.03 10,087,514 4.13
6 Plastic And Articles Thereof. 7,757,346 3.01 7,382,872 3.02
7 Animal Or Vegetable Fats And Oils And Their Cleavage Products; Pre. Edible Fats; Animal Or Vegetable Waxex. 7,339,802 2.85 6,436,816 2.64
8 Iron And Steel 5,527,754 2.14 5,647,992 2.31
9 Optical, Photographic Cinematographic Measuring, Checking Precision, Medical Or Surgical Inst. And Apparatus Parts And Accessories Thereof; 4,962,016 1.93 4,613,031 1.89
10 Ores, Slag And Ash. 2,869,389 1.11 3,423,200 1.40
11 Inorganic Chemicals; Organic Or Inorganic Compounds Of Precious Metals, Of Rare-Earth Metals, Or Radi. Elem. Or Of Isotopes. 3,165,365 1.23 3,208,129 1.31
12 Aircraft, Spacecraft, And Parts Thereof. 5,621,064 2.18 3,141,188 1.29
13 Vehicles Other Than Railway Or Tramway Rolling Stock, And Parts And Accessories Thereof. 3,165,315 1.23 3,130,930 1.28
14 Miscellaneous Chemical Products. 3,064,193 1.19 2,947,030 1.21
15 Fertilizers. 2,875,419 1.12 2,708,709 1.11
16 Ships, Boats And Floating Structures. 3,802,351 1.48 2,542,739 1.04
17 Copper And Articles Thereof. 2,270,896 0.88 2,421,819 0.99
18 Aluminum And Articles Thereof. 2,332,595 0.90 2,395,667 0.98
19 Articles Of Iron Or Steel 2,326,054 0.90 2,160,916 0.89
20 Edible Fruit And Nuts; Peel Or Citrus Fruit Or Melons. 2,039,899 0.79 1,903,205 0.78
21 Rubber And Articles Thereof. 1,950,067 0.76 1,855,830 0.76
22 Edible Vegetables And Certain Roots And Tubers. 2,881,297 1.12 1,838,798 0.75
23 Paper And Paperboard; Articles Of Paper Pulp, Of Paper Or Of Paperboard. 1,816,102 0.70 1,688,318 0.69
24 Salt; Sulphur; Earths And Stone; Plastering Materials, Lime And Cement. 1,457,721 0.57 1,349,544 0.55
25 Wood And Articles Of Wood; Wood Charcoal. 1,340,332 0.52 1,282,193 0.53
26 Project Goods; Some Special Uses. 1,398,662 0.54 1,103,338 0.45
27 Pulp Of Wood Or Of Other Fibrous Cellulosic Material; Waste And Scrap Of Paper Or Paperboard. 1,108,762 0.43 1,096,594 0.45
28 Tanning Or Dyeing Extracts; Tannins And Their Deri. Dyes, Pigments And Other Colouring Matter; Paints And Ver; Putty And Other Mastics; Inks. 1,118,582 0.43 1,095,485 0.45
29 Furniture; Bedding, Mattresses, Mattress Supports, Cushions And Similar Stuffed Furnishing; Lamps And Lighting Fittings Not Elsewhere Specified Or Inc 983,944 0.38 1,001,067 0.41
30 Pharmaceutical Products 1,151,503 0.45 993,113 0.41
31 Cotton. 758,280 0.29 677,337 0.28
32 Glass And Glassware. 673,920 0.26 669,255 0.27
33 Sugars And Sugar Confectionery. 741,756 0.29 644,326 0.26
34 Tools Implements, Cutlery, Spoons And Forks, Of Base Metal; Parts Thereof Of Base Metal. 554,467 0.22 557,137 0.23
35 Miscellaneous Articles Of Base Metal. 488,350 0.19 467,683 0.19
36 Impregnated, Coated, Covered Or Laminated Textile Fabrics; Textile Articles Of A Kind Suitable For Industrial Use. 454,488 0.18 462,278 0.19
37 Man-Made Filaments. 485,552 0.19 459,536 0.19
38 Essential Oils And Resinoids; Perfumery, Cosmetic Or Toilet Preparations. 457,677 0.18 454,142 0.19
39 Coffee, Tea, Mate And Spices. 508,214 0.20 448,673 0.18
40 Articles Of Stone, Plaster, Cement, Asbestos, Mica Or Similar Materials. 496,904 0.19 433,542 0.18
41 Lead And Articles Thereof. 400,656 0.16 430,438 0.18
42 Zinc And Articles Thereof. 470,565 0.18 429,306 0.18
43 Soap, Organic Surface-Active Agents, Washing Preparations, Lubricating Preparations, Artificial Waxes, Prepared Waxes, Polishing Or Scouring Prep. 439,712 0.17 429,229 0.18
44 Beverages, Spirits And Vinegar. 451,280 0.18 375,045 0.15
45 Man-Made Staple Fibres. 382,649 0.15 375,025 0.15
46 Footwear, Gaiters And The Like; Parts Of Such Articles. 359,291 0.14 366,363 0.15
47 Raw Hides And Skins (Other Than Furskins) And Leather 408,529 0.16 332,418 0.14

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