PM Modi lauds goods export worth $400 Billion ahead of schedule

New Delhi, 24th March 2022: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday lauded the farmers, weavers, MSMEs, manufacturers, exporters as India has achieved the ambitious target of $400 billion of goods exports nine days ahead of schedule. In a tweet, Prime Minister Modi said, “India set an ambitious target of $400 Billion of goods exports & 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. #LocalGoesGlobal.”

Prime Minister Modi also shared info graphics which stated that every month goods worth $33 billion are exported and goods worth $46 million are exported every hour. “In 2020-21, India exported goods worth $292 billion and reported 37 per cent growth in 2021-22,” it said. Quoting Prime Minister Modi’s tweet, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, “The nation’s forward march towards #AtmanirbharBharat continues as India achieves the target of $400 billion of goods exports. It is a landmark achievement for the country. Under the astute leadership of PM Shri @narendramodi the Nation has scripted history.”

Lauding the achievement, union Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted, “New India under the leadership of PM @narendramodi Ji is known for scripting history. Extremely proud that India has achieved its highest ever goods exports target of $400Bn. This reflects the boost in the Indian economy post-Covid due to PM Modi’s resolve of Aatmanirbhar Bharat.”

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari tweeted, “Under the dynamic leadership of PM Shri @narendramodi ji, we have achieved the target of a record $400 billion merchandise exports in one fiscal year.”