Table 6.4
         Percentage change in Exports and Imports over the corresponding 
                      month of the previous year

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		    1995-96        	1996-97
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Month		Exports	Imports	 Month	  Exports	Imports
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April	          24.1	15.4	 April	   13.7	         31.9
May	          30.1	47.1	 May	   15.2	         16.6
June	          29.2	50.4	 June	   14.9	         -1.3
July	          36.4	43.5	 July	    2.7	        -14.9
August	          21.3	30.0	 August	    3.6	          0.0
September	  18.7	14.2	 September 10.5	          7.8
October	          14.5	20.1	 October    9.9	         13.7
November	  24.4	35.4	 Novembe   -5.9	         -6.2
December	  22.2	15.3	 December  -3.5	          2.6	
January	           7.4	37.3	
February	  14.9	26.3	
March	          17.2	 7.2	
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Source : DGCI&S, Calcutta
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