Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicIndian exports

Topic: Indian exports

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.

Food exports surge 22% as high global prices give cheaper Indian items advantage

Exports of cereals witnessed highest spike between April-August 2020 and April-August 2021, according to govt data. Meat, dairy and poultry exports record spurt too.

India’s exports rise by 49.85% to $35.43 billion in July, trade deficit at $10.97 billion

India's imports in July grew by 63% to $46.40 billion with oil imports soaring by 97.45% to $12.89 billion, according to commerce ministry data.

Processed food can repeat India’s automobile export success

Despite Covid, agricultural exports boomed in 2020-21. Export earnings can go up if India shifts focus from primary processed agricultural commodities to value added processed food products.

India’s imports from China rise despite boycott calls, pandemic. But this may not last

There has been a surge in China’s share in India’s trade basket by almost 3 percentage points for imports and 2 percentage points for exports.

Modi asks Indian missions abroad to make big push for ‘Brand India’, eyes export, manufacturing boost

In address to heads of Indian missions and other trade and commerce stakeholders, Modi cites scrapping of retrospective tax as a sign of consistency in govt policies.

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

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Indian, American soldier during Yudh Abhyas 2022 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Hand-to-hand combat, memories of ‘Vietnam & dal tadka’ — US soldiers’ takeaways from Yudh Abhyas

Held in Uttarakhand’s Auli, aim of the annual India-US joint exercise, which ended Friday, was to increase interoperability between the 2 armies & allow them to exchange best practices.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.