7.61 lakh FTAs in Feb 15 as compared to 7.58 lakh FTAs in Feb 14

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7.61 lakh FTAs in Feb ‘15 as compared to 7.58 lakh FTAs in Feb ‘14
Highest percentage share of FTAs in India is from USA, followed by UK and Bangladesh, according to the MoT


Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs):
• FTAs in Feb 2015 were 7.61 lakh as compared to FTAs of 7.58 lakh in February 2014 and 6.89 lakh in February 2013. There has been a growth of 0.5% in February 2015 over February 2014.
• FTAs during the period Jan-Feb 2015 were 15.52 lakh with a growth of 2.3%, as compared to the FTAs of 15.17 lakh with a growth of 7.7% in Jan-Feb 2014 over Jan- Feb 2013.
• The Percentage share of FTAs in India in February 2015 among the top 15 source countries was highest from US (13.38%) followed by UK (13.19%), Bangladesh (11.26%), Canada (4.50%), France (3.68%), Germany (3.62%), Sri Lanka (3.49%), Malaysia (3.31%), Russian Fed. (3.02%), Japan (2.69%), Australia (2.54%), China (2.43%), Thailand (2.11%), Afghanistan (1.74%) and Singapore (1.55%).
• The Percentage share of FTAs in India in February 2015 among the top 15 ports was highest at Delhi Airport (33.0%) followed by Mumbai Airport (18.5%), Chennai Airport (7.6%), Haridaspur Land check post (5.6%), Bengaluru Airport (5.5%), Goa Airport (4.1%), Kolkata Airport (4.0%), Hyderabad Airport (2.7%), Cochin Airport (2.6%), Ahmedabad Airport (2.2%), Sonauli Land Check post (1.9%), Gede Land check post (1.8%), Trivandrum Airport (1.5%), Amritsar Airport (1.5%) and Tiruchirapalli Airport (1.3%).

FEEs from Tourism in India in INR & US$ terms:
• FEEs (Foreign Exchange Earnings) in February 2015 were Rs 11,056 crore and FEEs in US$ terms in February 2015 were US$ 1.782 billion.
• FEEs from tourism in rupee terms in Jan-Feb 2015 were Rs 22,585 crore with a growth of 1.2% as compared to the FEE of Rs 22,321 in Jan-Feb 2014.

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