Exports goods worth Rs 759 cr to Pakistan via Attari in FY11

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The country exported goods worth Rs 759 crore to Pakistan while imported products worth Rs 2,062 crore through Attari-Wagah border via land and rail routes in 2010-11, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. 

The quantum of exports by India to Pakistan through Wagah border was Rs 452.86 crore through Attari road land custom station and worth Rs 306.31 crore via Attari rail cargo land custom station in 2010-11, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha. 

India imported goods worth Rs 1,170.46 crore from Pakistan via Attari road land custom station and worth Rs 892.23 crore through Attari rail cargo land custom station in the last fiscal. 

Replying to another query, Scindia said India is pursuing the policy of deepening and energising bilateral trade ties with various countries, including Russia. 

"The instruments of this policy include Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreements (CECA), Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreements ( CEPA), Preferential Trade Agreements and Free Trade Agreements," the minister said. 

India has entered into CECA with various countries including South Korea, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore.

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