Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has said that India has recorded the highest ever export in the first quarter of April to June this year despite the severity of the second wave of COVID-19. Addressing a press conference in New Delhi, Mr Goyal said, India’s economy is growing, and the exports are also growing.
He said, the highest ever Merchandise export of 95 Billion dollar has been achieved in the first quarter of this financial year between April to June. He said, it has surpassed earlier peak of export in quarter four of 2020-21, which was 90 billion dollars. Mr Goyal said, the export of engineering goods increased by 5.2 billion dollars over the first quarter of 2019-2020. He also said, Rice exports growth has also remained positive since May last year.