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Indian students contributed $7.6 Billion to US economy last year

Indian students contributed $7.6 Billion to US economy last year

WASHINGTON: International students contributed $44 billion to the US economy last year including $7.69 billion from Indian students, according to a report released by the US government.

India remained the second-largest source of international students, despite a 4.4% decline to 193,124 students.

There were over 372,000 Chinese students in the US during the 2019-20 academic year, the report stated.

According to the US Department of Commerce, international students contributed USD 44 billion to the US economy in 2019, including USD 7,69 billion from Indian students.

“We are encouraged to see the fifth year of more than 1 million international students in the United States before the pandemic,” said Marie Royce, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs.

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