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Indian Trade and Exports

44 US Lawmakers Urge Trump Admin To Reinstate India’s Preferred Trade Status

Sep 18, 2019 PTI

In a letter to US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, the House members suggest an "early harvest" approach that "would ensure that long-sought market access gains for US industries are not held up by negotiations over remaining issues".

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

Sep 14, 2019 Hardev Sanotra

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.

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.

PM Modi Meets Boris Johnson At G-7 Summit; Discusses Bilateral Ties, Security

Aug 26, 2019 IANS

In their first interaction after Boris Johnson moved to No. 10, Downing Street, Modi and the UK Prime Minister discussed ways to further boost bilateral ties, as they met on the sidelines of the G7 summit here.

India Imposes Higher Customs Duty On 28 US Products

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.

11 June, 2019

Mike Pompeo Says Ties With India 'Incredibly Important' Ahead Of His Visit

Outlook Web Bureau

New Delhi would be Pompeo's first stop and South Korea his last during the nearly week-long visit to the Indo-Pacific region, beginning June 24, that would also take him to Sri Lanka and Japan.

06 June, 2019

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

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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.

01 June, 2019

'Unfortunate,' Says India After US Withdraws Trade Concessions Worth $5.6bn

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In a statement, the commerce ministry also said that it had anticipated the Trump administration's move which will come into effect on June 5, 2019.

31 May, 2019

Exit From Preferential Trade Status For India 'Done Deal': US

Outlook Web Bureau

On March 4, President Donald Trump announced that the US intended to terminate India's designation as a beneficiary developing country under the GSP programme.

29 April, 2019

Donald Trump Again Criticises India's 'Big Tarrifs' On American Products

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The President has repeatedly claimed that India is a 'tariff king' and imposes 'tremendously high' tariffs on American products.

19 April, 2019

California Almonds 'Misused' As Mode Of Terror Funding Through Cross-LoC Trade

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After receiving the consignment, traders on the Indian side sell California almonds at the prevailing market price and make an extra and undue profit due to the under-invoicing.


04 April, 2019

India's 'Tremendously High' Tariffs On American Products Not Fair: Donald Trump

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Trump has repeatedly claimed that India is a 'tariff king' and imposes 'tremendously high' tariffs on American products.

20 March, 2019

India Expresses Concern Over Widening Trade Deficit With China Of Over $58 Billions

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India has been pressing China to open the IT and Pharmaceutical sectors for Indian firms to reduce the massive trade deficit.

16 March, 2019

Door Is Open For India To Bring Serious Trade Proposal To Table: US

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The US is understood to have told India that the Trump administration is willing to review its decision to revoke its GSP privileges to India, if New Delhi comes with a credible proposal to address the market access issues being talked about for nearly a year.

05 March, 2019

Trump Plans To End India's Preferential Trade Treatment, To Terminate GSP Designation

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US President Donald Trump said on Monday he intends to end India's preferential trade treatment under a program that allows $5.6 billion worth of Indian exports to enter the United States duty free.

03 March, 2019

Donald Trump Accuses India Of Being 'High-Tariff Nation', Threatens To Impose 'Reciprocal Tax'

Outlook Web Bureau

Trump said the US could not allow a country to charge it 100 per cent while it got nothing for the exact same product.

02 January, 2019

Retaliatory Tarrifs By India Can Hit US Exports Worth $900 Million: Report

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In October last year, Trump described India as a "tariff king" as he reiterated his allegations that New Delhi has a high tariff rate on various American products.


01 November, 2018

Trump Administration Revokes Duty-Free Privileges On Import Of 50 Indian Products

Outlook Web Bureau

President Donald Trump issued a presidential proclamation on Tuesday, leading to the removal of these products from the privilege beginning November 1.

Photo Gallery

Union Home Minister Amit Shah along with Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel attends the inaugural ceremony of a new mega milk powder plant and new packaging film plant of Amul, in Gandhinagar

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Former Union Minister Vijay Goel along with supporters holds a demonstration at the ITO Chowk against Kejriwal government calling its fight against pollution only a drama, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Uttar Pradesh ADG (Law and Order) Prasant Kumar (L) and UP Principal Secretary Deepak Kumar address a press conference on the cancellation of the UPTET Exam 2021, at Lok Bhawan in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

Leaders from various parties join the BJP in presence of the party's State unit President Swatantra Dev Singh and Deputy C M Dinesh Sharma, in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

A health worker collects swab samples of a vendor for COVID-19 testing at a market in the wake of spike in coronavirus cases, in Jammu.

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