Sunday, 12 August 2012

Foreign Tourist Arrivals and Foreign Exchange Earnings in July 2012

Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) during the Month of July 2012 was 5.25 lakh as compared to FTAs of 5.14 lakh during the month of July 2011 and 4.67 lakh in July 2010. There has been a growth of 2.1 % in July 2012 over July 2011 as compared to a growth of 10.1 % registered in July 2011 over July 2010. FTAs during the period January-July 2012 were 37.62 lakh with a growth of 6.6 %, as compared to the FTAs of 35.29 lakh with a growth of 10.7 % during January-July 2011 over the corresponding period of 2010. 
Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEE) during the month of July 2012 were Rs. 8389 crore as compared to Rs. 7116 crore in July 2011 and Rs. 5444 crore in July 2010. The growth rate in FEE in rupee terms in July
2012 over July 2011 were 17.9 % as compared to 30.7 % in July 2011 over July 2010. FEE from tourism in rupee terms during January-July 2012 were Rs. 52149 crore with a growth of 23.3 %, as compared to the FEE of Rs. 42279 crore with a growth of 14.8% during January-July 2011 over the corresponding period of 2010. 
FEE in US$ terms during the month of July 2012 were US$ 1512 million as compared to FEE of US$ 1603 million during the month of July 2011 and US$ 1163 million in July 2010.The growth rate in FEE in US$ terms in July 2012 over July 2011 was (-) 5.7% as compared to the growth of 37.8 % in July 2011 over July 2010. This decline may be partly due to substantially depreciated value of Indian Rupees in July 2012 as compared to July 2011. FEE from tourism in terms of US$ during January-July 2012 were US$ 9967 million with a growth of 5.9 %, as compared to US$ 9414 million with a growth of 17.6 % during January-July 2011 over the corresponding period of 2010.
Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) and Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEE) from tourism on the basis of data received from major airports 

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