US urges India to rollback increased import duty – The Indian Wire


The Indian Wire

US urges India to rollback increased import duty
The Indian Wire
U.S. businesses and diplomats are pressing India to cut tariffs, industry and government sources say, after New Delhi's move to increase customs duties on dozens of products to help its flagship Make-in-India drive aggravated differences over trade ...

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In India, politicians are accountable but regulators are not, says Arun Jaitley – Economic Times


Economic Times

In India, politicians are accountable but regulators are not, says Arun Jaitley
Economic Times
Sections of Indian business lags behind and must introspect. Creating shell companies, round tripping money have gone on for decades. Cases of wilful defaults, banks frauds killing ease of doing business efforts. India's performance in the last 4 years ...

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India’s exports won’t grow, and the Modi govt’s idea of tariff hikes is unlikely to help – ThePrint


ThePrint

India's exports won't grow, and the Modi govt's idea of tariff hikes is unlikely to help
ThePrint
The highest level that the figure reached in the intervening years was $253 billion, in 2014-15. This has been a lost half-decade for India's exporters — yet the subject has scarcely figured in any economic debate. The current year finally sees the ...

US steps up pressure on India to cut tariff – The Asian Age


The Asian Age

US steps up pressure on India to cut tariff
The Asian Age
The US Congress has been pushing over the past year for greater pressure on India to dismantle economic barriers, and now House Republicans have raised the issue of the new round of duties with New Delhi. “We conveyed our concerns to the Indian ...
US ups ante in trade tussleThe Telegraph

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Aluminium recyclers in doldrums as govt delays ₹5000-crore refund – Hindu Business Line


Aluminium recyclers in doldrums as govt delays ₹5000-crore refund
Hindu Business Line
“If the import value of a container with 20 tonnes of scrap is priced at $1,100, the Customs values it at $1,400 for levying the import duty of 2.5 per cent. The value addition on the scrap itself is not more than $200,” he said. The Customs ...

Trudeau gets India’s promise on quarantine arrangement for Canadian pulses – Business Standard


Business Standard

Trudeau gets India's promise on quarantine arrangement for Canadian pulses
Business Standard
A promise by the Indian government on easing of quarantine rules for import of pulses from Canada might be the best policy achievement for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after his week's trip to this country. On Friday, both sides committed to 'finalise ...
India, Canada to work up pulse export protocolsCanadian Cattlemen
Negotiators asked to redouble efforts to finalise India-Canada eco pact: Narendra ModiEconomic Times
Negotiators asked to redouble efforts to finalise India-Canada eco pact: ModiZee Business
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Negotiators asked to redouble efforts to finalise India-Canada eco pact: Narendra Modi – Economic Times


Economic Times

Negotiators asked to redouble efforts to finalise India-Canada eco pact: Narendra Modi
Economic Times
... and noted that transparency and predictability of market access conditions, including sharing of information on production of agricultural commodities, are key in advancing the food security goals of both countries. "India and Canada will work ...
Trudeau's mission: Make India buy Canadian peas againThePrint

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US tells India to cut import duties as tariff fight heats up – Business Today


Business Today

US tells India to cut import duties as tariff fight heats up
Business Today
US businesses and diplomats are pressing India to cut tariffs, industry and government sources say, after New Delhi's move to increase customs duties on dozens of products to help its flagship Make-in-India drive aggravated differences over trade. Ford ...
PM Narendra Modi: India-US trade feud reaches critical turn, casts ...Economic Times
US Tells India To Cut Tariffs As Trade Friction Heats UpBW Businessworld

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India asks Saudi Arabia for ‘reasonable’ oil pricing – Economic Times


Economic Times

India asks Saudi Arabia for 'reasonable' oil pricing
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: India today asked the world's largest oil producer Saudi Arabia for a "reasonable" oil pricing that balances the interest of producer and consuming nations. After talks with visiting Saudi oil minister Khalid Al-Falih, Petroleum Minister ...
India to seek reasonable price for crude oil from Saudi Arabia: PradhanANI News
India, Saudi Arabia eye bilateral investment opportunitiesSME Times

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India may export more sugar than forecast on higher yields – Livemint – Livemint


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India may export more sugar than forecast on higher yields - Livemint
Livemint
Shipments may total 1.5 million metric tons in the next six to eight months, said Abinash Verma, director general of the Indian Sugar Mills Association.
India May Export More Sugar Than Forecast on Higher Yields ...Bloomberg

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2018 Kawasaki Z900RS launched at Rs 15.3 lakh – Autocar India


Autocar India

2018 Kawasaki Z900RS launched at Rs 15.3 lakh
Autocar India
The Z900RS' exorbitant price is a result of its status as a direct import from Japan (although the recent reduction in import duties should translate to a more affordable price tag). Its sibling, the Z900, comes in from Thailand, which thanks to a free ...
Kawasaki Z900 RS retro-sport motorcycle launched in India; Lot costlier than Triumph T120 & ThruxtonCartoq (blog)

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VEGOILS-Palm jumps over 1 pct on stronger rival oils, firm export demand – Reuters


VEGOILS-Palm jumps over 1 pct on stronger rival oils, firm export demand
Reuters
Palm climbs to high of 2,520 rgt/T * Ringgit strength may cap gains - Trader * Cargo surveyor data scheduled for release on Monday after 0300 GMT By Emily Chow KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Malaysian palm oil futures rose over 1 percent in early ...

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APPROACH SHOULD GIVE ‘MAKE IN INDIA’ A NEW LEASE OF LIFE – The Shillong Times


The Shillong Times

APPROACH SHOULD GIVE 'MAKE IN INDIA' A NEW LEASE OF LIFE
The Shillong Times
Even though the aim of protectionism was common, that is, fostering the domestic industry behind the wall of high tariff, non-tariff barriers and hidden subsidies, Chinese protectionism was aimed at making the nation a global hub for manufacturing ...

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Export boom over, farm incomes take a dive – Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

Export boom over, farm incomes take a dive
Hindustan Times
At its peak, the total export value of India's guar gum – most of it from Rajasthan – rose to Rs 21,287 crore from about Rs 121 crore in 2003-04. In 2016-17, this came down to just Rs 3,106.62, an 85% fall. The boom ended but farmers got used to better ...

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Patanjali moves High Court to get 50 tonnes sandalwood seized by DRI released – Economic Times


Economic Times

Patanjali moves High Court to get 50 tonnes sandalwood seized by DRI released
Economic Times
In 2013, following clearance from the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), the Director General of Foreign Trade issued a notification amending the export import policy that paved the way for the Andhra Pradesh government to ...
HC seeks Centres response on seizure of Patanjalis sandalwoodIndia Today
Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on seizure of Patanjali's sandalwoodFinancial Express
Patanjali in dock after DRI seizes 50 tonnes of sandalwood meant for ChinaJanta Ka Reporter

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Rs 114-bn PNB scam: Spotlight back on hawala trade in diamond industry – Business Standard


Economic Times

Rs 114-bn PNB scam: Spotlight back on hawala trade in diamond industry
Business Standard
India imported polished diamonds worth $1.88 billion in the first 10 months this year. When diamonds are sent abroad as consignment sales (such sales are treated as export if they are sold), some unsold ones return. Even the proportion of return ...
Will India's diamond cutting operations shift to Israel, Belgium?Economic Times
Scam-wary banks may shut out diamond unitsTimes of India

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Indian black tea exporters win over Chinese market – Times of India


Financial Express

Indian black tea exporters win over Chinese market
Times of India
According to Anshuman Kanoria, vice-chairman of Indian Tea Exporters' Association (ITEA), the export of black tea to China is important for Indian producers as there is an excellent potential for selling Darjeeling, specialty and CTC tea. “Indian ...
Tea and trade tiesThe Telegraph

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India Lifts Anti-Dumping Import Duties for Indonesian Melamine – Tempo.co


Tempo.co

India Lifts Anti-Dumping Import Duties for Indonesian Melamine
Tempo.co
... 2017, based on the request of India's Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd. During the investigation period, according to Oke, the Directorate of Trade Security from the Ministry of Trade found that there was no correlation between import ...

Amitabh Kant bats for early ratification of India-EU FTA – Economic Times


Economic Times

Amitabh Kant bats for early ratification of India-EU FTA
Economic Times
Kant said it is important to resolve the issues like blocked taxes and refund of GST, and exchange rate related concerns to bring back the apparel export and manufacturing sector onto a growth path. He further said a huge opportunity exists for India ...

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