Trade Data Analysis

The trade statistics of India is collected, compiled and published/disseminated by the "Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics (DGCI&S)" under the aegis of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, located at Kolkata. It maintains trade information for exported/imported commodities with a lag of six months.


The information is recorded by classifying commodities into Indian Trade Clarification based on Harmonized System of Coding known as ITC-HS Codes. Indian custom uses an eight digit ITC-HS Codes to suit the national trade requirements.


These HS codes are divided into Major sections by commodity type and sub classified in to 98 chapters. Please click here to get the list of Sections and Chapters as classified in the HS codes schedule.


One can search HS code of a specific commodity here


Each data record has the following fields :-

  • HS Code
  • Commodity Description
  • Country of trade (exported to/imported from)
  • Region
  • Year
  • Value
  • Volume
  • Unit of volume


DGCIS maintains the analysis of these fields in various combinations (i.e commodity-wise exports, country wise imports etc) as given below:-

 

Export Import Data Bank

Exports

Imports

Total Trade

Commodity-wise

Commodity-wise

Country-wise

Country-wise

Country-wise

 

Region-wise

Region-wise

Commodity-wise all Countries

Commodity-wise all Countries

Country-wise all Commodities

Country-wise all Commodities

Region-wise all Commodities

Region-wise all Commodities

Region-wise all Countries

Region-wise all Countries

Chapter-wise all commodities

Chapter-wise all commodities

Commodity x Country-wise

Commodity x Country-wise

 

System on Foreign Trade Performance Analysis (FTPA)