Responding to the Trade Data for the month of November, 2017, showing a sharp increase of 31 per cent, Ganesh Kumar Gupta, President, FIEO said that the global demand has surprised with its strength. The positive growth in exports in November, 2017 have been witnessed by China, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, etc. reflecting recovery in global demand, though India has emerged as a top performer. 24 out of 30 major product groups were in positive territory including Engineering goods, Petroleum, Gems and Jewellery, Organic & Inorganic Chemicals, Drugs & Pharmaceuticals, Marine exports, Plantations, Cotton yarns, Fabrics & made-ups and Plastics & Linoleum. However, the major growth contributors were Engineering, Petroleum, Gems & Jewellery, Organic & Inorganic Chemicals, Marine and Pharma.