Saturday, 21 May, 2022

Topic: export

Indian Railways transporting FMCG is good. But it has on-ground challenges to address

Indian Railways needs a flexible policy framework to move away from the traditional rigid structure so that it can grow its ‘smalls’ traffic.

Govt order against blended ‘impostor’ can help reclaim glory of Indian tea, curb export dip

India's falling tea exports can be attributed to multiple factors, such as a dip in production leading to a surge in prices, making the commodity internationally uncompetitive, and blending.

American Precoat Speciality’s Shubh Gautam helps start probe in Electro-Galvanised Steel dumping

The probe by India was initiated based on a written application by American Precoat Speciality Pvt. Ltd., led by its promoter and Chief Technical Architect Dr. Shubh Gautam.

India could export 6 million tonnes of sugar next season as global prices soar

Some mills from Maharashtra & Karnataka have already contracted to ship about 1.2 mn tonnes of raw sugar from next crop. Bumper supplies from India may potentially put a lid on prices.

Startups the new kind of wealth creators, govt working to make Indian ecosystem the best: Modi

Noting how start ups are turning unicorns, Modi says India needs to target the global market, announces production-linked incentive to boost Make in India programme.

Andhra is going bananas — how India’s largest producer of the fruit is breaking own record

Andhra is set to export 75,000 metric tonnes in 2020-21, continuing its run of success in producing bananas. Officials & private firms credit partnership model.

Not just clothes, Bangladesh now wants to export everything from electronics to jute

Bangladesh, which is among the few economies to keep expanding in a world hit by recession, is set to jettison its least developed country status by 2024.

No change in export policy of iron ore pellets, Modi govt says after Congress levels charges

Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera alleged Thursday that Modi government changed export laws to 'favour some corporates' after it assumed power in 2014.

China share in India imports up 5% points in April-July over last year, despite overall decline

Trade experts say India’s dependence on China for items like APIs for medicines will continue, but not-essentials like toys & plastics could be cut back.

Dubai sets up trading platform to connect Indian farmers to UAE food companies

The UAE and most other Gulf states import the bulk of their food, largely because their arid climates make crop and livestock cultivation difficult.

On Camera


Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.