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India's Exports Dip 1.8%, Imports Decline By 8.83% In Dec 2019

Jan 15, 2020 PTI

Imports too declined by 8.83 per cent USD 38.61 billion, bringing down the trade deficit to USD 11.25 billion during the month under review.

India's Exports Contract To $26 Billion, Imports Decline To $38 Billion In November

Dec 13, 2019 PTI

Trade deficit during the period narrowed to USD 54.06 billion as against USD 82.47 billion in April-November 2018-19.

Are Indian Farmers Ready To Explore International Markets?

Lack of know-how regarding international markets and consumers, infrastructural constraints, and pesticide residues in produce are holding back Indian farmers from fully integrating into global supply chains

'Sitharaman Clueless About Gravity Of Crisis': Congress Says Measures To Revive Economy 'Cosmetic'

Sep 14, 2019 PTI

'The finance minister of India is lacking in macroeconomic understanding. A comprehensive package for economic revival was expected,' Congress spokesperson said.

Nirmala Sitharaman’s Incentives Are Likely To Have Marginal Impact On Exports Or Housing

The government's plan to organise at least four Mega Shopping Festivals is aimed at providing incentives to small and medium enterprises to sell or export their products.

14 September, 2019

Govt Announces Revised Priority Sector Lending Scheme For Exporters


Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said export finance will be actively monitored by an inter-ministerial working group in the Department of Commerce.

14 September, 2019

Inflation Under Control, Clear Signs Of Revival In Factory Output, Says Nirmala Sitharaman


Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman further said that despite all worries on industrial production front in the fourth quarter of 2018-19, "we see clear signs" of improvement up to July 2019.

11 September, 2019

US Food Regulator Detects Bacteria 'Salmonella' In MDH Sambhar Masala, Several Lots Withdrawn

Outlook Web Bureau

Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses.

16 June, 2019

India Imposes Higher Customs Duty On 28 US Products

Outlook Web Bureau

The move will hurt American exporters of these 28 items as they will have to pay higher duties, making those items costlier in the Indian market.

06 June, 2019

India Lost Over Rs 90,000 Crore Due To Trade Misinvoicing, Claims Report

Outlook Web Bureau

Of the total estimated potential lost revenue of USD 13 billion, approximately USD 4 billion was due to export misinvoicing and approximately USD 9 billion due to import misinvoicing, it said.

23 May, 2019

Indian Man Among 18 People Arrested In Nigeria For Illegal Export Of Crude Oil To Ghana

Outlook Web Bureau

The arrested sailors were planning to move stolen crude oil from Nigeria with two foreign vessels, MT Apecus and MT Invictus, believed to be owned by Petrogress Incorporation, which has offices in Nigeria, Greece and the US.


08 September, 2018

China Allows Nepal To Use Land, Seaports For Trade, Reducing Dependence On India

Outlook Web Bureau

The Madhesi agitation in 2015 had forced Nepal to explore trade links with China and reduce its long term dependence on India.

04 May, 2018

China Removes Import Duties On 28 Medicines, India To Benefit

Outlook Web Bureau

The development assumes significance as India has time and again asked for greater market access for its goods and services, including IT, pharmaceuticals and agriculture, in the Chinese market to reduce the widening trade deficit.

24 August, 2017

US And China Will Avoid A ‘Thucydides Trap’

Zorawar Daulet Singh

Why are US-China ties so stable?

Photo Gallery

A health worker disinfects Kanyakumari S.P office after a few office staff tested positive for the coronavirus, in Kanyakumari district.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperon Rakesh Tikait speaks during a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' to mark one year of the farmers' agitation, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates the 150 metric ton per day Milk Powder Plant and Automatic Robotic Storage and Retrieval System of Amulfed Dairy, in Gandhinagar.

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Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrive for the BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

Smriti Irani, Locket Chatterjee and Ranjanben Dhananjay Bhatt arrive to attend BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

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