Commerce Ministry

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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Exports up 4.32% to $22.11 billion in Jan

New Delhi : India’s exports rose 4.32 per cent in January to $ 22.11 billion mainly due to increase in shipments of petroleum products, e...Read More

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Commerce Min eases rules for EoUs, software, hardware parks

New Delhi : The Commerce Ministry has relaxed certain norms like doing away with mandatory warehousing requirement for export-oriented un...Read More

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Commerce Min plans to put IPR policy before Cabinet in a month

New Delhi: Commerce and Industry Ministry plans to approach the Cabinet for approval on the national Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) p...Read More

Govt asks RBI, ED to probe  if top e-tailers flouted rules

Govt asks RBI, ED to probe if top e-tailers flouted rules

New Delhi : The Commerce Ministry has requested the Enforcement Directorate and RBI to examine whether e-commerce majors Flipkart, Amazon...Read More

FDI in e-commerce: Ministry seeks feedback to sort it out

FDI in e-commerce: Ministry seeks feedback to sort it out

New Delhi: Amid wide differences between various players over FDI in India’s fast growing e-commerce sector, the Commerce and Industry Mi...Read More

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Export infra on mind, Commerce Ministry seeks Rs 300 cr from Finance Ministry

New Delhi :  Worried over a steep decline in exports, the Commerce Ministry has sought Rs 300 crore to develop export infrastructure arou...Read More

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Gold imports up 19.5% in FY15

New Delhi : Gold imports surged 19.5 per cent to reach USD 34.32 billion in 2014-15 due to declining prices and easing of restrictions by...Read More

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Time limit set for processing work requests related to SEZs

New Delhi:  The government prescribed a time limit for disposal of various activities related to special economic zones to ensure smooth ...Read More

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