Monday, 3 October, 2022

Topic: Exports

Warehouse standards, digital services — Modi govt’s new logistics policy ‘complements Gati Shakti’

PM Modi launched National Logistics Policy Saturday. Exporters in high-value sectors like gems & jewellery welcome it but have concerns about implementation of digital services.

India imposes export curbs on rice as domestic prices rise & paddy area shrinks

Twenty per cent export tax on several varieties of rice. 'Circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action', says revenue dept notification.

Bedsheet as beach towels? India-made products find novel uses in global markets, says Amazon

E-commerce giant Amazon’s ‘Exports Digest 2022’ reveals how Indian middle- and small-scale industries are thriving worldwide, thanks to technology.

Russian coal seeks new market in India as war upturns previous commodity flows

Russian coal sales to Europe have declined in advance of a planned European ban on coal shipments. Russia has increased supply to India in search of low-cost markets.

Top 10 most valuable export products of India

‘Make in India’ has influenced many budding entrepreneurs and small start-ups to choose export business since it has proved to be more profitable.

Any restrictions on wheat exports by India will likely hit its neighbours most

According to reports earlier this week the food ministry was considering export restrictions after severe heat damaged the country's wheat crop.

India had dropped the ball & exported excess wheat in 2004-05. Modi govt shouldn’t repeat it

In 2004-05, lack of information on private trade contracts resulted in much larger quantities of wheat exports than intended. India had to import for years to make up.

India’s big wheat opportunity: How Delhi can make up for export shortfall from Russia, Ukraine

India is the world’s second-largest wheat producer after China, but a high consumption base has seldom allowed it to be a big exporter. This can change, at least in this year.

How rupee affects macroeconomics, domestic competition, and why its fall isn’t all bad news

India’s enormous dependence on oil imports makes the rupee extremely vulnerable. It is currently the worst-performing Asian currency.

Mobile phones boom puts India on course to beat 2019-20 electronic goods exports record by 30%

Latest commerce ministry data shows electronic goods exports touched Rs 83,000 cr in the first 3 quarters of FY22 — a 26% rise over FY20, when the country hit its previous high.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.