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Tata Group revenue up 18.5 per cent at Rs 6,24,757 cr in 2013-1

Tata Group revenue up 18.5 per cent at Rs 6,24,757 cr in 2013-1

In terms of net foreign exchange earnings during the fiscal, it jumped by 93.5 per cent at Rs 32,129 crore as compared to Rs 16,604 crore in the year-ago period.

Cyrus Mistry, Chairman, Tata Group Cyrus Mistry, Chairman, Tata Group

Diversified conglomerate Tata group's total revenue grew by 18.5 per cent in 2013-14 at Rs Rs 6,24,757 crore (USD 103.27 billion). The group that has over 100 operating companies in seven business sectors - communications and information technology, engineering, materials, services, energy, consumer products and chemicals, had posted total revenue of Rs 5,27,047crore (USD 96.79 billion) in the previous fiscal.

The international revenues of the group in the fiscal 2013-14 stood at Rs 4,19,860 crore, up 27 per cent from Rs 3,30,530 crore in the preceding fiscal, as per information available on its website. Tata companies have operations in more than 100 countries across six continents, and export products and services to over 150 countries.

In terms of net foreign exchange earnings during the fiscal, it jumped by 93.5 per cent at Rs 32,129 crore as compared to Rs 16,604 crore in the year-ago period. The group's 32 listed companies had a market capitalisation of Rs 8,46,535 crore as on July 24, 2014 as compared to Rs 6,84,859 crore on March-end 2014 and Rs 5,18,716 crore on March-end 2013.

In 2013-14, the group's employee count increased by 6.8 per cent to 5,81,473 from 5,44,502 in the previous year. The information technology and communications sector accounted for 57.5 per cent of the total employee count with 3,34,569 people in 2013-14. The group's total tax paid to the government stood at Rs 36,312 crore during the fiscal.

Tata companies are implementing capital expenditure plans of over Rs 65,000 crore in 2014-15, as part of their respective medium term strategies. The capital expenditure is spread over both India and intended geographies. The majority of the investments will be by the group's top companies, Tata Steel, Tata Motors and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).

While Tata Steel would have a capital expenditure of nearly Rs 16,500 crore in FY15, Tata Motors has earmarked around Rs 38,500 crore, out of which Rs 35,000 crore will be for its British arm JLR and Rs 3,500 crore for its operations in India. The group's information technology major TCS has also outlined a capital expenditure of Rs 4,000 crore for this fiscal.