ETW STAFF – New Delhi
The Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) from tourism in Rupee terms in April, 2013 rose by seven percent in comparison to April 2012he Foreign Tourist Arrivals ( FTAs) in April 2013 was 4.52 lakh which was the same in April 2012. However, FTAs during the period January-April 2013 were 24.80 lakh with a growth of 1.9%, as compared to the FTAs of 24.34 lakh during January-April 2012.
The number of FTAs in April 2013 was 4,52 lakh. The number of FTAs in the month of April 2012, too, had been 4.52 lakh. The FTAs in April 2011 were 4.47 lakh. No growth in numbers has been observed in April 2013 over April 2012 as compared to a growth of 1.3% registered in April 2012 over April 2011.
FEEs during the month of April 2013 were INR 7,248 crore as compared to INR 6,745 crore in April 2012 and INR 5,724 crore in April 2011. The growth rate in FEEs in rupee terms in April 2013 over April 2012 was 7.5% as compared to 17.8% in April 2012 over April 2011.