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India's exports up 46% to $14 billion during June 1-14

India's exports up 46% to $14 billion during June 1-14

India's exports rose by 46.43 per cent to USD 14.06 billion during June 1-14 on account of healthy growth in shipments in sectors such as...Read More

India, Mauritius FTA comes into effect from today

India, Mauritius FTA comes into effect from today

Several Indian products will enjoy the benefit of greater market access at concessional duties in Mauritius as the free trade agreement s...Read More



India's exports to China up 16.15% to USD 20.87 billion in 2020

India's exports to China up 16.15% to USD 20.87 billion in 2020

India's exports to China has increased by 16.15 per cent to USD 20.87 billion in 2020 from USD 17.9 billion in the previous year on accou...Read More

ED initiates FEMA probe against Amazon

ED initiates FEMA probe against Amazon

The probe is being conducted under various sections of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) after the central probe agency recently...Read More

Exports slip 0.8% in December 2020; trade deficit widens to $15.71 billion

Exports slip 0.8% in December 2020; trade deficit widens to $15.71 billion

Exports in December 2019 was $27.11 billion, while imports stood at $39.5 billion.

Import monitoring system being developed for several sectors: Commerce Ministry

Import monitoring system being developed for several sectors: Commerce Ministry

The commerce ministry on Wednesday said an import monitoring system is being developed for several sectors, including aluminium, copper, ...Read More

Govt to impose anti-dumping duty on certain kind of steel imports

Govt to impose anti-dumping duty on certain kind of steel imports

According to a notification by the ministry's investigation arm DGTR, the duty "is recommended to be imposed for five years" on imports o...Read More

AEPC urges commerce ministry to start talks for preferential trade deal with UK to boost exports

AEPC urges commerce ministry to start talks for preferential trade deal with UK to boost exports

Apparel export promotion body AEPC on Wednesday urged the commerce ministry to start negotiations for a preferential trade agreement with...Read More

Exports post first rise in 7 months in nation, grow by 2.91%

Exports post first rise in 7 months in nation, grow by 2.91%

Trade deficit marginally widened to $9.85 billion as against $9.72 billion in February 2019. The deficit during the month under review wa...Read More

Proposal to cut duty-free liquor quota may hit Adani, Zurich too

Proposal to cut duty-free liquor quota may hit Adani, Zurich too

New Delhi: Commerce Ministry's proposal to cut the quota for purchasing liquor at duty-free shops to one bottle has left private airport ...Read More

'Who said alcohol is non-essential?': Twitter cant' even after Commerce Ministry asks for regulation of duty-free liquor

'Who said alcohol is non-essential?': Twitter cant' even after Commerce Ministry asks for regulation of duty-free liquor

Currently inbound international passengers are allowed to buy two litres of alcohol and a carton of cigarette from these shops.

Commerce ministry turns down US proposal to reduce import duty on ethanol

Commerce ministry turns down US proposal to reduce import duty on ethanol

New Delhi: The commerce ministry has turned down a request by the US to reduce the import duty on de-natured ethanol entering the country...Read More

Slowing economy: Country’s exports dip 3rd time this year

Slowing economy: Country’s exports dip 3rd time this year

Data released by the Commerce Ministry showed India's merchandise exports declined 6.57% to $26.03 billion in September 2019 from $27.87 ...Read More

Govt bans exports of e-cigarette

Govt bans exports of e-cigarette

New Delhi: The commerce ministry on Monday said it has banned exports of electronic cigarettes, e-Hookah and other similar devices.The no...Read More

National Logistics Policy sent to Cabinet for approval: Official

National Logistics Policy sent to Cabinet for approval: Official

New Delhi: The commerce ministry has sent the proposed National Logistics Policy, aimed at promoting seamless movement of goods across th...Read More

Government to reduce insurance premium rates for small exporters

Government to reduce insurance premium rates for small exporters

New Delhi: The commerce ministry will soon approach the Cabinet for reduction in insurance premium rates to 0.6 per cent for small export...Read More

Commerce ministry lays down procedure for import of certain pulses

Commerce ministry lays down procedure for import of certain pulses

New Delhi: The commerce ministry has laid down a procedure for import of a few varieties of pulses for the current fiscal and has invited...Read More

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Trade deficit widens on weak exports

New Delhi : India’s exports dipped after a gap of four months in March but finished 2017-18 with a healthy rise of 9.78 per cent to $302....Read More

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Export up 4.39% in June; trade deficit widens to $12.96 bn

New Delhi : India’s export grew by 4.39 per cent to USD 23.56 billion in June as shipments of chemicals, engineering and marine products ...Read More

India’s economy grew at 7.1% in 2016-17, Q4 GDP growth at  6.1%

India’s economy grew at 7.1% in 2016-17, Q4 GDP growth at 6.1%

Almost all sectors, with the exception of agriculture, showed deceleration in the aftermath of demonetisation.

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