* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
India: Trade freedom index (0-100): For that indicator, The Heritage Foundation provides data for India from 1995 to 2018. The average value for India during that period was 42 points with a minumum of 0 points in 1995 and a maximum of 73 points in 2017. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The Trade Freedom index for India measures the absence of tariffs and other barriers that affect the international trade of goods and services.
Definition: The Trade freedom index is based on two indicators: the trade-weighted average tariff rate and non-tariff barriers (including quantity, price, regulatory, customs and investment restrictions, and direct government intervention).