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Feb 15, 2019
Exports up 3.74% to $26.4 bn in January on higher growth in gems and jewellery, pharma; trade deficit narrowsThe country's exports grew 3.74 percent to $26.36 billion in January on account of growth in sectors such as gems & jewellery, pharmaceuticals and chemicals, according to data from the commerce ministry
Jan 15, 2019
Exports up marginally to $28 bn in December on slump in engineering, gems and jewellery sector growth; gold imports declineThe country's exports grew marginally by 0.34 percent to $27.93 billion in December 2018 on account of negative growth in sectors such as engineering and gems & jewellery, according to a commerce ministry data
Dec 14, 2018
Exports remain flat at $26.5 bn in November; trade deficit widens to $16.6 bn: Commerce ministryThe deficit widened despite a steep decline of 15.6 percent in gold imports at $2.75 billion during the month under review.
Nov 12, 2018
Remembering TN Srinivasan: A towering figure in Indian economics who embraced 1991 liberalisation with passionSrinivasan will definitely be remembered for his contribution to the opening up of the economy, though admittedly a lot of what has happened is due to external pressure (IMF) or political dictum.
Nov 01, 2018
World Bank ease of doing business ranking: Good show, but stagnant investment rate in economy is a concernImprovement in rank means the cost of doing business is lower now.
Oct 15, 2018
Exports enter negative zone after five months, decline 2.15% in September; trade deficit at $13.98 bnTrade deficit stood at $94.32 billion in the first six months of the current fiscal.
Aug 27, 2018
Union commerce minister Suresh Prabhu urges corporate India to identify priority sectors in KenyaCommerce Minister Suresh Prabhu has asked Indian businesses to carry out a market study to identify priority areas for expanding cooperation with Kenya, as the country eyes fresh avenues to boost bilateral trade with the African nation
Jul 08, 2018
CBI seeks deputation of banking and tax experts to probe financial frauds, including the PNB scamCBI which is probing the over Rs 13,000 crore PNB scam as well as other financial frauds, has sought deputation of banking and tax experts from other ministries with an offer of good monetary incentives
Jun 05, 2018
US remains top export destination for India with shipments worth $47.9 bn last fiscal: Commerce ministry dataIn 2017-18, total exports recorded a growth of about 10 percent to $303 billion
May 15, 2018
April exports rise 5.17% to $25.91 bn on healthy performance by engineering, chemicals, pharmaceuticalsImports too grew by 4.60 percent to $39.63 billion in April on yearly basis, leaving a trade deficit of $13.72 billion