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August gold imports doubles YoY to hit 8-month optimum: Govt source
MUMBAI: India’s gold imports within August nearly doubled from your year ago to the greatest level in eight several weeks on an improvement in expenditure demand and as some jewellers restocked after New Delhi eased lockdowns, a authorities source said on Thursday.
The world’s second-biggest client of the precious metal imported all-around 60 tonnes of gold in August, up via 32.1 tonnes this past year, the source said. The particular source asked to stay anonymous since he is definitely not authorised to speak to the media.
In price terms, August imports increased to $3.7 billion dollars from $1.37 billion dollars a year ago, he added.