CAIT urges govt to take action against e-commerce firms flouting FDI policy, indulging in unfair practices
CAIT also criticised the Ministry of MSME's reported move to join hands with some prominent e-commerce companies for onboarding of small retailers on their platforms
US mulls caps on H-1B visas: Recent development makes handling of trade relations with America immediate priority for govt
The action of the US is in response to India’s regime of data localisation which is not acceptable to firms from the United States
Walmart CEO Doug McMillon says committed to Indian market; expresses satisfaction in Flipkart’s progress
According to sources, McMillon expressed satisfaction at the progress made by Flipkart and said Walmart is aggressive on the Indian market given the size of the opportunity.
Draft e-commerce policy 'inimical' to govt's $1 trillion digital economy goal, will bring down FDI flows: IAMAI
IAMAI was also of the view that "the process of making the policy itself was less than inclusive and open" as compared to recent national-level policies
Donald Trump administration talks tough on trade: India needs to keep its powder dry as strategic ties seem shaky
The US cannot eat the cake of being a strategic partner while having the privilege of reckless action and loose words.
US to end preferential trade agreement with India: Donald Trump's protectionist policy message to New Delhi to repair in-house growth engines
The external sector woes may have just gone up by a notch with US President Donald Trump flashing his protectionist card yet again and threatening to end GSP for India
New e-commerce policy draft is a jugaad ropewalk, makes govt vulnerable to litigation, other loopholes
The first draft of the e-commerce policy last December set the stage for a new regime by cracking down on cosy, exclusive deals between marketplaces and their affiliate sellers.
E-commerce policy shouldn’t blow hot and cold about exclusive deals; online marketplace can't be blamed for sellers' misdeeds
One of the clarifications was that marketplace model of e-commerce and exclusive dealings were contradiction in terms.
Narendra Modi to consider cheap loans, free accidental insurance coverage to small businesses: Report
The government may also ask banks to open a special window for increasing the credit flow to small businesses, which will ensure greater availability of loans.
E-commerce norms should treat domestic, foreign players equally to boost the industry: CUTS International
It said the government should frame a comprehensive national e-commerce policy to provide a level playing field to domestic and foreign e-retail companies
New e-commerce policy aids smaller players by breaking unholy nexus between marketplace and affiliate sellers
The domestic lobby has succeeded in convincing the government that friendliness towards FDI in e-commerce should not hamper healthy competition
Commerce and industry ministry drafting new e-commerce policy to boost online retail sector: DIPP secretary
The draft had suggested to introduce a pre-set timeframe for offering differential pricing or deep discounts by e-commerce players to customers.
Mandating e-commerce firms to store user data exclusively in India will impact their business: Experts
An initial draft policy set up to formulate a national e-commerce policy has suggested that all e-commerce companies will have to store user data exclusively in India in view of security and privacy concerns.
Traders' body CAIT writes to commerce minister Suresh Prabhu over plans to change draft e-commerce policy
The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) said that the country's e-commerce market has considerably grown in size and scale which needs a codified policy and a regulatory authority to regulate and monitor the market.
Traders' body CAIT writes to Suresh Prabhu, says fundamentals of draft e-commerce policy should not be diluted
CAIT suggested that e-commerce companies should be listed with a stock exchange "as it will stop their ability to keep on making sustained losses by adopting indiscriminate discounting
Draft e-commerce policy: Govt to ensure level playing field for domestic players; all you need to know about the blueprint
Traders welcome the government's move to formulate an e-commerce policy that mandates local storage of user data, and hoped the policy will help build robust reform.
National e-commerce policy: Experts highlight eight factors that the upcoming document should focus on
India does not have a national e-commerce policy and it does not have a consolidated legal framework to deal with it