India meets highest-ever $400 billion goods export target, PM Modi calls it a ‘key milestone’
The target has been achieved nine days ahead of schedule.Author : Priyanka Vinayak
India achieved its highest ever goods export target of $400 billion on March 23 nine days ahead of schedule. Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the ambitious target of exporting goods as key in the country's journey towards Aatmanirbhar Bharat.
"India set an ambitious target of $400 Billion of goods exports and achieves this target for the first time ever. I congratulate our farmers, weavers, MSMEs, manufacturers, exporters for this success. This is a key milestone in our Aatmanirbhar Bharat journey," PM Modi shared on Twitter.
"For the 10th month in a row, April 2021 to January 2022, India has posted over USD 30 billion of exports. It is a record, we have already crossed USD 334 billion of exports which is more than the highest ever that India has done in full 12 months period.. We are well on track to achieve USD 400 billion of exports,” said Piyush Goyal, Commerce and Industry Minister, in February during Lok Sabha session.