ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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India's Trade Database

India's trade database suffers from lack of consistency due to reasons ranging from sample bias to coverage of data. To this extent, the empirical estimates are unreliable. This article focuses on the various dimensions of India's trade database and suggests that, apart from adjustments in coverage and survey designs, which could make the trade database more comprehensive, harmonisation of data across production, trade, and prices, would make the database compatible with the emerging economic system.



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