Thursday, 27 January, 2022
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Topic: Exports

India’s economic indicators flash early warning signs for rebound

While the needle on a dial measuring the so-called ‘Animal Spirits’ remained stable, top producers signaled weakness as 2021 wound down.

Agri trade is booming this fiscal, but April-Oct basmati exports fell 23% since last year

APEDA says basmati exports have dipped due to stock pile-up. But a top industry leader says high freight charges and issues over maximum residue levels in pesticides are to blame.

India’s gems & jewellery exports doubled since 2020, but it’s just Covid recovery, say experts

Gold jewellery continues to see decline in exports due to 'sluggish' markets such as the Gulf. But experts say overall gems & jewellery exports could touch $41 billion in 2021-22.

High commodity prices, ‘low baseline effect’ — what’s driving India’s record high exports

Indian merchandise exports have hit an all-time high of $235 billion from April-Oct. Analysts say this is due to a sharp recovery from low baseline levels during the pandemic last year.

Saudi Arabia’s quota policy for hiring local people negatively affected firms, study shows

Researchers from Boston University, Y Analytics and Power for All studied the strict nationalisation policy, Nitaqat, which aims to increase employment of Saudis in private sector.

Govt puts quantitative restriction on export of 3 types of syringes to boost domestic production

The health ministry says the export restriction will apply to three categories of syringes for three months.

Exports rise 45% to $33.14 billion in August, imports up 51.47% to $47.01 billion

The trade deficit was $13.87 billion in August this year, compared to $8.2 billion in the corresponding month of 2020.

India’s economic recovery is lopsided. It’s firing on one and a half cylinders

The two major engines of growth — consumption and investment, which make up more than three-fourths of the Indian economy — are yet to recover.

Exports power China to outpace India’s growth over next decade, Harvard lab says

China ranked 16th globally when judged by complexity of its exports in 2019, according to Harvard lab study. Its export performance contrasts with India, whose ranking was 43rd.

June slowdown, slow recovery seen pushing RBI to hold interest rates next week

There was a contraction in both manufacturing and services sectors as curbs to control the virus spread hurt consumer demand and business activity.

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The Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate in New Delhi

Don’t make distinction between India’s fallen heroes. Find a fitting way to pay tribute

The entire stretch from the India Gate to the National War Memorial must be dedicated to recognise our fallen soldiers as the Amar Jawan Park.
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India’s economic indicators flash early warning signs for rebound

While the needle on a dial measuring the so-called ‘Animal Spirits’ remained stable, top producers signaled weakness as 2021 wound down.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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