About India

Population: 1,210 Million  |  GDP: $2.2 Trillion |  Area: 3.2 Million SQ KM

 

India has emerged as a global power in the twenty-first century, with the fourth largest GDP in terms of Purchasing Power Parity; high growth rates; a vast base of talented and educated manpower; a solid industrial infrastructure; and strong economic fundamentals. India views Latin America and the Caribbean as a region of great promise with which it has excellent political relations, rapidly growing trade and investment, and as a source of valuable resources. India also presents an important and stable market for Latin America and the Caribbean.

India – Economic Profile

 Gross Domestic Product (GDP)(2015) (at current prices) US$  2073.54 billion
3.34% of global
GDP combined annual growth rate : (2013-2016) 7.2%
Rank in Global Competitiveness Index (2015-16) 50/140
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (April 2000 – March 2016) US$ 288.5 billion
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (2015) US$ 44.8 billion
GDP by Sector (2014)
Agriculture
Industries
Services
17%
18%
65%
GDP Per Capital (2014) US$ 1627
Foreign Trade (2015-16)
Exports
Imports
US$ 262.2 billion
US$ 381 billion
Foreign Exchange Reserves (August 2016) US$ 375 billion