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Imports of raw materials for gems & jewellery during April 2009 - March '2010 as compared last year

Mar-10 Apr 2009 - Mar 2010 Mar-09 April 08 - Mar 09 April 08 - Mar 09 % Growth / decline% Growth / decline
(Provisional) (Provisional) ( Same Ports ) ( Same Ports ) (Imports all ports) Mar-10 April 2009 - Mar 2010
I. Items Rs. in US$ in Rs. in US$ in Rs. in US$ in Rs. in US$ in Rs. in US$ in Rs US$ Rs US$
Crores Million Crores Million Crores Million Crores Million Crores Million % % % %
Rough Diamonds (Gross) 3991.34 877.22 42661.26 9029.99 1618.88 316.00 35041.25 7912.05 35251.16 7959.63 146.55 177.60 21.75 14.13
(Quantity - Lakh Cts) 146.24 1497.86 0.00 57.77 1187.78 0.00 1188.54
Rough Coloured Gemstones 51.90 11.41 554.17 117.13 36.63 7.15 481.42 106.10 481.42 106.13
Raw Pearls 2.51 0.55 22.98 4.87 1.82 0.35 25.32 5.53 25.32 5.54
Rough Synthetic Stones 0.30 0.07 10.92 2.28 0.93 0.18 14.35 3.23 14.35 3.23
Gold Bar 3104.06 682.21 32764.16 6906.79 1741.87 340.01 21076.94 4616.12 21192.72 4639.38 78.20 100.64 55.45 49.62
Silver Bar 26.48 5.82 145.62 31.05 1.21 0.24 119.49 25.75 119.49 25.75
Platinum 0.52 0.11 20.71 4.40 0.58 0.11 3774.38 887.31 3774.38 887.34
TOTAL - A 7177.11 1577.39 76179.83 16096.51 3401.92 664.05 60533.15 13556.09 60858.86 13627.00 110.97 137.54 25.85 18.74
II. Import of Cut & Pol Diamond
SEEPZ - SEZ 0.00 0.00 745.94 157.08 0.00 0.00 959.75 212.21 1052.17 230.25 -22.28 -25.98
(Quantity - Lakh Cts) 0.00
Bonded WH 0.00 0.00 439.57 90.91 44.65 8.71 719.71 158.98 719.71 158.99 -38.92 -42.82
(Quantity - Lakh Cts) 0.00 4.21 0.43 7.61 7.61
Others 1701.42 373.94 12248.43 2588.25 979.31 191.16 9829.46 2150.21 9829.46 2150.22 73.74 95.62 24.61 20.37
(Quantity - Lakh Cts) 13.12 129.32 9.02 59.59 59.59
Surat 3392.81 745.67 37942.17 8032.79 3384.28 660.60 29129.37 6361.66 29129.37 6361.66 0.25 12.88 30.25 26.27
(Quantity - Lakh Cts) 18.92 229.27 45.17 248.87 248.87
TOTAL - B 5094.24 1119.61 51376.10 10869.03 4408.23 860.48 40638.29 8883.06 40730.70 8901.12 15.56 30.11 26.42 22.36
III. Import of Other items
Gold Fndgs / Mntgs/Cstngs 0.70 0.15 122.90 25.90 16.71 3.26 173.04 37.71 173.04 37.71
Gold Jewellery 112.04 24.62 1442.27 304.55 116.80 22.80 1336.33 292.37 1336.33 292.35
Non-Gold Jewellery 11.10 2.44 155.99 32.84 16.09 3.14 152.53 33.61 152.53 33.63
Col. Gemstones 68.41 15.04 658.29 139.09 49.19 9.60 446.42 96.76 446.42 96.78
Synthetic Stone 3.68 0.81 78.89 16.62 2.74 0.53 49.83 10.73 49.83 10.74
Pearls 1.62 0.36 18.42 3.89 1.53 0.30 14.57 3.17 14.57 3.17
TOTAL - C 197.55 43.42 2476.76 522.89 203.06 39.64 2172.73 474.35 2172.73 474.38 -2.72 9.54 13.99 10.23
GRAND TOTAL (A+B+C) 12468.89 2740.42 130032.69 27488.43 8013.21 1564.16 103344.17 22913.50 103762.29 23002.50 55.60 75.20 25.82 19.97
NOTE:
1. Figures in bracket shows quantity in lakh carats. Exchange rate 1 US$ 45.50 Mar-10 51.23 Mar. 2009
2. Above Figures for Rough Diamonds are Gross Imports (without substracting export of rough diamonds) (As per RBI average exchange rate)
i) Figs of Gold Bar from MMTC not received for the month of March 10
ii) Figs from MEPZ Chennai, Seepz & Surat SEZ not received for month of March 10