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Time for action to make India global manufacturing hub in post-coronavirus world: Industry experts
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Time for action to make India global manufacturing hub in post-coronavirus world: Industry experts

India can be the destination of choice for global manufacturing in the post-COVID 19 world if it gets its acts together with the right policies as a lot of things are going for the country, say industry experts

Lockdown 2.0 guidelines: Industry backs move, calls for reopening export sectors from 20 April
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Lockdown 2.0 guidelines: Industry backs move, calls for reopening export sectors from 20 April

India Inc on Wednesday backed the government's move to allow industrial units located in rural areas to function from 20 April, and said it will ensure preventive measures for Covid-19 while restarting economic activities

Coronavirus Outbreak: Which sectors will bounce back, which will take time post-lockdown, experts weigh in
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Which sectors will bounce back, which will take time post-lockdown, experts weigh in

Sectors that depend on people's behaviour would take the longest time to recover after the end of the lockdown period, while those curbed by the government to contain the spread of coronavirus are set for a bounce-back immediately after the restrictions are removed, say experts

Coronavirus Outbreak: Piyush Goyal hears out industry reps, says FinMin will take 'balanced, nuanced approach' to issues
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Piyush Goyal hears out industry reps, says FinMin will take 'balanced, nuanced approach' to issues

Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday told trade and industry representatives that all their issues and feedback are being forwarded to the finance ministry, which he says will take a "balanced and nuanced approach" to their problems in view of coronavirus situation

Coronavirus Outbreak: Industry bodies seek extension of financial year till 30 June citing current economic situation
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Industry bodies seek extension of financial year till 30 June citing current economic situation

CII also called for allowing companies to pass circular resolutions for restricted matters without the requirement of conducting a board meeting for approving such matters for a period up to June 30, 2020.

Oil crisis: Saudi Arabia, Russia fracas over production cut sends prices crashing; puts Africa's cash-strapped producers in peril
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Oil crisis: Saudi Arabia, Russia fracas over production cut sends prices crashing; puts Africa's cash-strapped producers in peril

A three-year supply pact between the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other oil producers, including Russia, fell apart this month after Moscow refused to support Riyadh’s plan for deeper production cuts,

Tunnel works worth over Rs 1 lakh cr to be undertaken in next five years; need to relax tech, financial bid parameters: Nitin Gadkari
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Tunnel works worth over Rs 1 lakh cr to be undertaken in next five years; need to relax tech, financial bid parameters: Nitin Gadkari

There is a need for tunnels in the country, especially at the strategic locations, to provide all-weather connectivity, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said

Assocham for cut in GST rates by 25% across the board for next six months to boost investment, consumer demand
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Assocham for cut in GST rates by 25% across the board for next six months to boost investment, consumer demand

Industry chamber Assocham on Wednesday urged the government to reduce GST rate by 25 percent across the board for the next six months with a view to boost investment and demand

NAREDCO's HousingForAll.com portal can be Amazon for real estate: Housing secretary Durga Shanker Mishra
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NAREDCO's HousingForAll.com portal can be Amazon for real estate: Housing secretary Durga Shanker Mishra

Housing and Urban Affairs Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra on Tuesday launched realtors' body NAREDCO's e-commerce platform for marketing of completed residential units and said the portal has potential to become "Amazon of Indian real estate"

For India's $5 trillion dream to materialise, high quantity investments are in order; govt must acknowledge this reality
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For India's $5 trillion dream to materialise, high quantity investments are in order; govt must acknowledge this reality

For India to reach the $5 trillion economy target, it needs to grow at 9 percent per annum, which is out of the question now

Stressed MSMEs will not be declared NPAs, they can approach PSBs to sort out finances: Nirmala Sitharaman
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Stressed MSMEs will not be declared NPAs, they can approach PSBs to sort out finances: Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman said that the government has formed a task group on infrastructure to deploy the front-ended fund of Rs 1 lakh crore for five years.

Narendra Modi says NDA govt saved country from disaster; confident of making India a $5-tn economy
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Narendra Modi says NDA govt saved country from disaster; confident of making India a $5-tn economy

Narendra Modi said that the aim of the government is to both formalise and modernise the country's economy.

Union Budget 2020-21: Industry leaders draw govt attention on ease of doing business in India
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Union Budget 2020-21: Industry leaders draw govt attention on ease of doing business in India

India Inc leaders, including Bharti Enterprises Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal, CII President Vikram Kirloskar and Assocham President Balkrishna Goenka, on Thursday asked the government to take measures to augment ease of doing business to "create more freedom for the industry to perform"

Union Budget 2021: Industry demands export promotion measures, simplification of labour laws
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Union Budget 2021: Industry demands export promotion measures, simplification of labour laws

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday held discussions on regulatory environment impacting private investment and measures for promoting exports in a pre-budget consultation with stakeholder groups from industry, trade and services sectors

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's visit has potential to boost bilateral trade, investments with Sri Lanka: Assocham
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President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's visit has potential to boost bilateral trade, investments with Sri Lanka: Assocham

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's visit to India has the potential to impart momentum to bilateral trade and investment ties while leveraging huge geo-cultural commonalities between the two nations, Assocham said on Friday

India ranks 63 in World Bank's Ease of Doing Business: Improvement is outcome of Narendra Modi govt's reforms, says Corporate India
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India ranks 63 in World Bank's Ease of Doing Business: Improvement is outcome of Narendra Modi govt's reforms, says Corporate India

India Inc on Thursday cheered as the country jumped 14 places to the 63rd position on the World Bank's ease of doing business ranking, and said the performance was an indicator of the Narendra Modi-led government's reformist credentials

Corporate India seeks Rs 1 lakh cr stimulus to kick-start investment cycle, revive growth
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Corporate India seeks Rs 1 lakh cr stimulus to kick-start investment cycle, revive growth

India Inc on Thursday said the government has assured to take action soon to revive the industry and push economic growth, which is showing signs of a slowdown

RBI expected to go for 25 bps rate cut fourth time in a row; bid to boost economy when key indicators point towards slowdown
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RBI expected to go for 25 bps rate cut fourth time in a row; bid to boost economy when key indicators point towards slowdown

The industry expects the six-member MPC headed by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das to take steps to improve liquidity situation

GST Council Meet: Assocham seeks inclusion of petroleum products, says two-year period of exclusion is almost over
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GST Council Meet: Assocham seeks inclusion of petroleum products, says two-year period of exclusion is almost over

Industry body Assocham on Thursday sought inclusion of petroleum products in GST and subsuming of some local and state taxes like stamp duty

Economic Survey 2018-19: GDP growth of 7% for current fiscal a pragmatic target, says industry bodies
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Economic Survey 2018-19: GDP growth of 7% for current fiscal a pragmatic target, says industry bodies

Industry chambers on Thursday termed the 7 percent GDP growth for 2019-20 pegged by the Economic Survey a 'pragmatic target' that pointed towards a cautious optimism about the economy on the back of investment revival and rural consumption