India’s August gold imports nearly double on price correction: Report




MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s gold imports in August nearly doubled from a year ago to their highest level in five months on an improvement in demas a correction in prices prompted jewellers to ramp up purchases for the festive season, a government source said.


India imported 121 tonnes of gold in August, compared to 63 tonnes a year earlier, the source said on Monday on condition of anonymity as he is not authorised to speak to media.





In value terms, August imports surged to $6.7 billion from $3.7 billion a year ago, he said.


 


(Reporting by Rajendra Jadhav; Editing by Himani Sarkar)

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