It just gets heavier and heavier

* India's gold imports shot up from 205 tonnes in April-July 2012 to 383 tonnes in April-July 2013, an increase of 87 percent

* In value terms it rose from Rs.56,488 crore to Rs.95,092 crore, a 68 percent increase

* 865 tonnes gold was imported in 2012-13

* 90 tonnes of gold jewellery and 70 tonnes of coins and medallions were exported during the fiscal.


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