Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicIndian exports

Topic: Indian exports

India faces flak for wheat export ban, experts fear move could trigger domino effect

India, the world’s second-largest producer of wheat, announced the export ban Saturday amid the impact of severe heat waves on wheat yields.

India’s exports bounced back after Covid. But here’s how Modi govt can achieve $5tn economy

India’s share in global exports is just 1.6 per cent. Targeted long-term strategy on the supply side is needed to enable India's ease of exporting.

BJP govt doing disservice to Hinduism by justifying ban on stalls by Muslims at Karnataka temples

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Agra’s parchinkari — How ODOP is taking Mughal-era marble handicrafts to modern markets

Parchinkari art form continues to be practised using technology that has remained unchanged for the last 400 years. It now supplement Agra’s original ODOP, leather goods.

Blue-collar blues — not too late to boost manufacturing exports, but strong rupee makes it tough

Manufactured goods are ever-shrinking slice of pie, & high exchange rate from surplus in service trade keeps Indian products pricey in export markets, despite low labour costs.

Wheat exports set for record, shipments more than double over last season

India is one of the largest producers of wheat but sells little abroad. Export restrictions in Russia and surging prices across major sellers is set to make it the 9th largest shipper.

Why India’s exports bucked trend, showed higher growth than imports in 3 quarters of 2021-22

Merchandise exports touched $301.38 billion in April-December 2021, a 26.49% increase over same period in 2019. Imports touched $443.82 billion for the same period, a 21.87% increase.

As India’s mango exports to US resume, traders hope ‘smoother’ pre-clearance measures will help

Mango exports to US are restarting after 2 years, because Covid stopped US officials from coming for pre-clearance. Govt bodies say Indian officials will now clear consignments.

Omicron a challenge to economic recovery, but India learnt from 2nd wave: MoS Anupriya Patel

In an exclusive interview with ThePrint, Patel talked about agri & merchandise exports, and hoped for an imminent India-UAE free trade deal.

Top-notch infra, access to West Asia & Africa — why Indian exporters want ‘India Mart’ in Dubai

The idea was pitched by Piyush Goyal last week. It will help Indian goods penetrate African markets and compete with Chinese goods, says FIEO CEO Ajay Sahai.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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