New Delhi, Aug. 1 -- The Union finance ministry said on Sunday that the gross Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenue collected in July has been Rs.1,16,393 crore, 33% higher than those generated in the same month in 2020.

"The gross GST revenue collected in the month of July 2021 is Rs.1,16,393 crore of which CGST is Rs.22,197 crore, SGST is Rs.28,541 crore, IGST is Rs.57,864 crore (including Rs.27,900 crore collected on import of goods) and cess is Rs.7,790 crore (including Rs.815 crore collected on import of goods)," an official statement issued by the ministry said.

The statement added that the figures include GST collection received from GSTR-3B returns which were filed between July 1 and July 31 this year as well as IGST and cess col...