In 2013, India's net imports are nearly 144.3 million tons of crude oil, 16 Mtoe
of LNG and 95 Mtoe coal totalling to 255.3 Mtoe of primary energy which is equal
to 42.9% of total primary energy consumption.
About 70% of India's electricity generation capacity is from fossil fuels
11. Electronic equipment
The import of electronic goods including smart phones in the country grew from
USD 2.85 billion in May to USD 4.38 billion in September 2015.
This accounts to around 7 percent of the total imports.
17. Petroleum products
Oil-based products and crude oil giants such as Hindustan Petroleum
Corporation Limited, Bharat Petroleum, Reliance Petroleum, ONGC and et al
have contributed largely to the export sector of India.
Although the country is hugely dependent on oil imports, export of oil-based
products has supported the economy to a large extent.
Value - 61.2 billion dollars
19. Precious stones
Value - 41.2 billion dollars
India consumes around 20 percent of the global gold production and 75 percent of
that amount goes into making jewellery.
The jewellery sector is also supported by banks and government policies so that the
industry does not fall drastically.
Around 30 percent of Indian jewellery gets exported to the United States alone.
Other such countries include Hong Kong, UAE, Singapore and Belgium
Value - 14.5 billion dollars
From 2008 to 2013, the Indian automobile export sector has seen a rise 17
percent, one of the fastest economic growth that has ever taken place in the
Being one of the leading steel producers in the world, India invests largely on the
automobile sector and its export
23. There has been a 10.5 percent increase in the export of heavy machinery from
India. These include cars, pumps, heavy machines, building construction tools,
agricultural equipment and so on
Value - 13.6 billion dollars
24. Manufacturing bio-chemicals is a nationwide business in India. The sector
contributes hugely to the national economy and is an essential part of it.
Manufacturers and exporters are spread all over the country. Research facilities
have also supported this sector to a large extent
Value - 12 billion dollars