Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicTrade

Topic: Trade

Tajpur, set to be Bengal’s 1st deep sea port, could become ‘maritime gateway for eastern region’

To be developed by Adani Group, the port will be built on unused land with no need to demolish, remodel existing structure, making it state's 1st greenfield port in close to 50 years.

Forgotten story of great Hindu merchants in Central Asia shows enterprise can defeat China

The fortunes Indian merchants built in Samarkand, Bukhara and Tashkent were based on a single, simple thing: Selling all that Central Asian consumers needed.

Expect discussion on trade & regional cooperation, says India ahead of SCO summit

At a media briefing, Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra said PM Modi will have bilateral meetings with the Uzbek president and some other leaders on the sidelines of the SCO summit.

Mongols speaking Malayalam – What a sunken ship says about South India & China’s medieval ties

The silent ceramic objects that survive from medieval Indian Ocean trade carry incredible stories of a time when South Asia had the upper hand over China.

Great Indian wheat export mystery: Turkey didn’t reject for quality, Israel bought it, ITC says

A 55,000-tonne consignment of Indian wheat sold to a Dutch firm named ETG Commodities, which further approached a Turkish buyer, has become something of a mystery.

World today looks at India with great confidence, Modi at industry event

The Prime Minister said his recent Europe visit had shown him the ‘optimism and trust’ the world has in India.

It takes 138 hrs, 55 signatures to move 1 truck from India to Bangladesh, says World Bank

In an interview with ThePrint, World Bank's Cecile Fruman says just 5% of South Asia's trade is within the region. More free trade agreements, seamless connectivity needed.

As West pivots to money-plus-morals approach, India stands to gain, writes Manmohan Singh

In a column in The Hindu, ex-PM weighs in on Russia-Ukraine conflict, what it means for world order, and India’s trade opportunities as West reduces dependence on Russia & China.

How India’s coastal Muslims helped it become wealthy, successful economy in medieval era

Muslims were crucial to India’s global trade because their familial ties allowed them to relate information and capital from West Asian markets to Indian buyers and craftspeople.

Why is a dragon carved on Jain temple in Mangalore? Medieval Africa-China trade holds answer

While many of us have heard of Indian interactions with Southeast Asia and China, or even Arabia, Africa is a gaping hole in how we think about premodern trade. But it was one of the most prosperous.

On Camera

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Finally, this is a Rahul Gandhi that India can relate to

Bharat Jodo Yatra has shown Indians the real Rahul Gandhi, a leader who walks among his people, and not the caricature created by BJP and TV news media.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

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.
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