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Services exports down 6.8% to $12.9bn in June

PTI  Mumbai, August 15, 2014
First Published: 18:58 IST(15/8/2014) | Last Updated: 18:59 IST(15/8/2014)

Services exports fell by 6.8% to $12.97 billion in June as compared to the same month last year.

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Import of services during the month also fell by 10.4% to $7.19 billion, according to the RBI data.

Total receipts (or exports) in services during April-May stood at $40.47 billion, while payments (or imports) were at $24.09 billion, the data showed.

India's services export in 2013-14 stood at $167.01 billion and imports were at $88.19 billion.

The services sector contributes about 60% to country's gross domestic product.


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