Foreign trade policy

Stiff target: New Foreign Trade Policy aims for exports of $1 trillion by FY26

To achieve the ambitious goal, exports must grow 15% CAGR, against barely 5% in the five years through FY20

There is an "urgent" need for the WTO members to take action, to use existing tools for improving access, the statement said.

Renegotiating FTAs: India and the European Union

There is a significant untapped potential to expand India-EU bilateral trade relation through an FTA

For this to happen, regulatory barriers in cross-border supply as well as provision of services through temporary movement of professionals will need to be addressed.

India-European Union FTA: Talks to restart soon on realistic note

Experts, too, suggest that both the sides need to work on less controversial issues first; the more difficult ones can be taken up later, as any deal there will take time to materialise.

There is an "urgent" need for the WTO members to take action, to use existing tools for improving access, the statement said.

Govt likely to extend further current foreign trade policy

FTP provide guidelines for enhancing exports to push economic growth and create jobs.


SME-boost with foreign trade policy: A market intelligence programme under FTP will widen the markets for SMEs

A market intelligence and network programme integrated into the FTP will widen the markets for aspiring SMEs while also strengthening existing exporters.

Exporters seek support measures in new FTP to boost shipments

Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) President Colin Shah said the government should announce a jewellery repair policy in the next FTP (2020-25) as it will help promote shipments of jewellery.

Exporters seek support measures in new FTP to boost shipments

RCEP: ‘India doesn’t have quality research or information to negotiate a good trade deal’

Farmers groups and the Congress have criticised the government for not sharing the details of proposed agreement with ASEAN and five other countries.

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Pakistan unlikely to meet its 2018 exports target: Report 

Pakistan's plan to take exports to $35 billion by next fiscal year-end under a strategic trade policy framework is unlikely to be met as its projected 10.7 per cent growth in exports for this year is far short of the required

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China produces over half of global steel in April

The 0.5% growth in Chinese production in April, on top of a 2.9% growth in March, could have an immediate impact on Indian steel producers in case the higher output, lacking domestic demand, goes to the export market

FTP 2015-2020 A welcome move

The Ministry of Commerce, Government of India has released the new Foreign Trade Policy for 2015-2020, to be amended from June 30, 2015. Industry stakeholders analyse its impact on the pharmaceutical sector By Usha Sharma

Pharma Infra Taking It To The Next Level

Pharma exports grew at just 1.2 per cent in FY 2014. Can the latest Foreign Trade Policy galvanise creation of better infrastructure to boost the growth rate? By Usha Sharma

Pharmexcil conducts interactive meet on Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 in Mumbai

DGFT to go online for filing documents by June 30 this year

Pharmexcil conducts interactive meet on Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 in Mumbai

DGFT to go online for filing documents by June 30 this year

Column: New FTP hits India’s infra plans

The denial of deemed export benefits would result in material cost escalation for JICA-funded projects

India’s export competitiveness: Are exchange rates the key?

The impact will be at the margins as long as the overall growth of India’s established market remains slow

India’s foreign trade policy: Overlooking downsides

Indian exports would have to expand beyond their skins to achieve the growth rate the policy expects them to

FTP push for Brand India

There is no substitute to export-led growth. It is a welcome relief that economic reforms on the trade front are back on track

Column: Realising India’s trade potential with FTP

Only an increase in primary economic activity will provide the tailwind for India’s international trade growth story.

Textile & clothing sector unhappy with ‘inadequate’ FTP

The textile and clothing (T&C) sector, which has seen a slowdown in growth in recent years...

Narendra Modi govt unveils its first trade policy, targets doubling of exports at $900 bn

Aiming to nearly double India's exports of goods and services to US dollar 900 billion by 2020, the government announced several incentives...

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Foreign trade policy to be launched on Apr 1, sops likely for manufacturing, services

The much-delayed foreign trade policy (FTP), set to be unveiled on April 1, is likely to provide incentives for manufacturing and exporting from India, value addition in exports...

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Foreign trade policy to be unveiled soon: Nirmala Sitharaman

The much-delayed Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), which will roll out steps to boost exports, is expected to be unveiled soon...

October exports shrink 5% after a gap of six months

Gold import surge kept trade deficit at $13.35 bn against $10.59 bn a year earlier

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