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India April Trade Deficit at $15.24 Billion

Merchandise exports rose to $30.21 billion for the month from $10.17 billion a year earlier, while imports rose to $45.45 billion from $17.09 billion, the data showed.

Last year India was under a strict national lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus, leading to a significant reduction in international trade volumes.

(Reporting by Aftab Ahmed; Editing by Tom Hogue)