Oct exports jump 21.3 pc to USD 18
The Economic Times, 01 December 2010
India's merchandise exports rose 21.3
per cent to USD 18 billion in October over the year-ago period,
boosting hopes that the USD 200-billion target for the current
fiscal will be met.
Centre declares Srinagar, Anantnag as
'Export Excellence towns'
The Economic Times, 01 December 2010
Set to give boost to export of goods
from Jammu and Kashmir, Centre has declared Srinagar the summer
capital and Anantnag district as "towns of export excellence" in
terms of Foreign Trade Policy (FTP).
On opening day, ‘Cancun can' is the
The Hindu, 01 December 2010
The opening day of the U.N. climate
change conference on Monday laid great emphasis on achieving a
package of decisions at the end of the 10-day deliberations.
Nation targets 5% poverty rate by 2020
Viet Nam News, 01 December 2010
Viet Nam aims to reduce the poverty rate
to five per cent or less by the beginning of the next decade from
the current estimated rate of 9.45 per cent under a draft resolution
on directing sustainable poverty reduction during the 2011-20
India’s Foreign trade Data: October,
Press Information Bureau, 01 December 2010
India’s exports during October, 2010
were valued at US $ 17960 million (Rs. 79763 crore) which was 21.3
per cent higher in Dollar terms (15.3 per cent higher in Rupee
terms) than the level of US $ 14806 million (Rs.69175 crore) during
Urban agriculture: a strategy to
New Era, 30 November 2010
Like in many cities and towns in Africa,
the population of Windhoek and many towns in Namibia is growing
rapidly and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future.
Rice import deal yet to take off
E Pao, 27 November 2010
Even though deadline for import of 30
metric tonne of rice from Myanmar at zero duty has been extended
upto October 1 next year, the possibility of issuing requisite
import license is said to be remote.
Patil, Bashar seek upgradation of
The Hindu, 27 November 2010
India and Syria should take their
historic ties to a new level, leveraging their growing importance in
the world to each other’s advantage, particularly in the economic
India extends $416.39 mn as Line of
Credit for Sri Lankan projects
The Hindu, 26 November 2010
India, which is assisting Sri Lanka in
reconstruction of its war-ravaged northern region, on Friday
extended more than $416 million as Line of Credit for building three
railway projects in this country.
Fresh round of export sops in Jan
The Economic Times, 26 November 2010
India plans another round of export sops
in January next year to help the country’s manufacturers tide over
weak demand in their traditional markets such as the US and EU.
India seeks to forge new ventures with
Gulf News, 26 November 2010
President Pratibha Patil called for
reactivating the India-UAE Joint Business Council and increasing the
frequency of exchange of delegations between apex chambers of
commerce and industry in both countries.
India, EU pact won’t be ready before
Livemint.com, 26 November 2010
Negotiations for a free trade agreement
(FTA) between India and the European Union (EU), which began in
2007, cannot be concluded by 10 December, when a summit between the
two sides is scheduled to start.
India trade min: on course to cross
2011 export target
Reuters, 25 November 2010
Trade Minister Anand Sharma said on
Thursday India was on course to cross the government's export target
of $200 billion for the fiscal year ending March 2011.
Rupee recovers from 2-mth low on
The Economic Times, 24 November 2010
IThe rupee slipped to a fresh two-month
low on Wednesday amid an equity market sell-off in late trade on
reports of a federal probe into loans issued by financial
institutions, while broad dollar gains also weighed.
Trade diplomacy: India presses
Pakistan for MFN status
Sify Finance, 24 November 2010
Even as ties between India and Pakistan
remain frosty, India Wednesday told a visiting 12-member Pakistani
trade delegation that Islamabad should grant New Delhi Most Favoured
Nation (MFN) status and called for a five-fold increase in bilateral
Anand Sharma to Address Board of Trade
Press Information Bureau, 24 November 2010
Shri Anand Sharma, Union Minister of
Commerce and Industry, will be chairing the Second Meeting of the
reconstituted Board of Trade, here tomorrow. Shri Rahul Khullar,
Commerce Secretary and Dr. Anup K Pujari, Director General of
Foreign Trade (DGFT), will also be attending apart from the Members.
FDI declines 26 per cent in Jan-Sept
Business Standard, 24 November 2010
Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows
into India stood at $15.97 billion in the January-September period,
down 26 per cent vis-a-vis the same period last year, according to
commerce ministry data.
Climate change could add to global
The Sydney Morning Herald, 24 November 2010
Climate change may not directly start
conflicts but it could add to existing stresses and tensions, most
likely over access to resources, a top British military officer
India's hottest FDI destinations;
My News.in, 18 November 2010
India, China and Brazil are the top
three target countries for foreign direct investment until the end
of 2012 with the United States, for years number one, now in fourth
place, the UN trade and development agency UNCTAD said recently.
Scindia presents FIEO Export awards
SME Times, 17 November 2010
Minister of State for Commerce and
Industry, Jyotiraditya M Scindia has presented the FIEO Export
Awards – Niryat Shree and Niryat Bandhu – to the outstanding
exporters, service providers, best performing banks and export
promotion organization in New.
Where mutual interests need to
The Financial Express, 01 November 2010
The southern Indian city of Chennai with
IT industry as one of growth drivers of the state of Tamil Nadu
bears out what has turned the corner in India, particularly after
dismantling of the 'License Raj" in the early 1990s.
Pranab for expansion of highways in
Business Standard, 01 November 2010
Union finance minister Pranab Mukherjee
today batted for the expansion of the national highway network in
eastern India, for the development of trade between major countries
in the region.