An Analysis of India’s Exports of Services: 2010 – 2020


Published: 2023-07-04

DOI: 10.56557/jet/2023/v8i28293

Page: 1-18

Pooja Thakur *

Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Shivaji Nagar, Pune-411004, India.

Rahul Srivastava

University College London, U.K.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


The Indian economy has witnessed significant increase in exports of services in the recent years. The present study analyses the trends, competitiveness and direction of India’s services exports for the period 2010 to 2020. It can be inferred that the exports of two services, viz.; telecommunications, computer and information services and other business services dominate the services exports. The impetus mainly comes from computer services and professional management and consultancy services. Similarly, the comparative advantage for India also lies in the export of telecommunications, computer and information services and other business services. Furthermore, it has been found that the intensity of exports of these two services is more to emerging economies from East Africa and South Asia. The analysis points out that the Indian economy has been emerging as one the major services provider from the Global South in the recent years.

Keywords: Exports, services, RCA, TII

How to Cite

Thakur , P., & Srivastava , R. (2023). An Analysis of India’s Exports of Services: 2010 – 2020. Journal of Economics and Trade, 8(2), 1–18.


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