Foreign Tourist Arrivals in June 2012 was 4.32 lakh

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Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) during the Month of June 2012 was 4.32 lakh as compared to FTAs of 4.12 lakh during the month of June 2011 and 3.85 lakh in June 2010. There has been a growth of 4.8% in June 2012 over June 2011 as compared to a growth of 4.6% registered in May 2012 over May 2011. FTAs during the period January-June 2012 were 32.37 lakh with a growth of 7.4%, as compared to the FTAs of 30.15 lakh with a growth of 10.8 % during January-June 2011 over the corresponding period of 2010.

Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEE) during the month of June 2012 were Rs. 6485 crore as compared to Rs. 5440 crore in June 2011 and Rs 4751 crore in June 2010. The growth rate in FEE in ` terms in June 2012 over June 2011 were 19.2% as compared to 14.5% in June 2011 over June 2010. FEE from tourism in ` terms during January-June 2012 were Rs.43760 crore with a growth of 24.4%, as compared to the FEE of Rs. 35163 crore with a growth of 12.1% during January-June 2011 over the corresponding period of 2010.

FEE in US$ terms during the month of June 2012 were US$ 1158 million as compared to FEE of US$ 1213 million during the month of June 2011 and US$ 1020 million in June 2010. The growth rate in FEE in US$ terms in June 2012 over June 2011 was (-) 4.5% as compared to the growth of 18.9% in June 2011 over June 2010. This decline may be partly due to substantially depreciated value of Indian Rupees in June 2012 as compared to June 2011. FEE from tourism in terms of US$ during January-June 2012 were US$ 8455 million with a growth of 8.2%, as compared to US$ 7811 million with a growth of 14.2% during January-June 2011 over the corresponding period of 2010.

Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) and Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEE) from tourism on the basis of data received from major airports.

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