Arun S

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No home advantage, garment exporters eye Vietnam base

The Indian textile and garment industry sees its woes accentuated by the recently-negotiated Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that could give Vietnam duty-free access to the US market.

Economy News

Commerce ministry pushes for MAT exemption, other benefits for SEZs

The ministry wants SEZ manufacturing units to be given the benefit of a 3% interest subvention scheme for exporters

Commerce ministry pushes for MAT exemption, other benefits for SEZs

Insurance in Kerala for rubber in NE

According to official sources, the ADB assistance, to be availed of by the Centre, would be extended to the NE states — 70% as loan and the balance as grant.

Insurance in Kerala for rubber in NE

PM Modi to meet MNC chiefs in NY to hear their concerns

The MNCs are expected to raise concerns over the slow progress of negotiations on the proposed Bilateral Investment Treaty, among others

PM Modi to meet MNC chiefs in NY to hear their concerns

Govt gets set for some heavy lifting, to revamp HMT, HEC

The domestic capital goods industry, highly fragmented and under-performing, could receive a boost with the Modi government reading a comprehensive national policy for the sector with a plan to enforce it from December.

Govt gets set for some heavy lifting, to revamp HMT, HEC

Irda asks Bharti-AXA to rework shareholder pact

Four months after the Foreign Investment Promotion Board and the Competition Commission of India had cleared European insurance major AXA SA’s proposal to hike its stake in its life and non-life insurance ventures with Bhar

IRDA News

States’ ranking: Govt to give hand-holder status

To allay fears that the ranking of states on ease of doing business could lead to “naming and shaming” of lower-ranked states and politicisation of the exercise, the Centre has decided to appreciate even the relative unde

States’ ranking: Govt to give hand-holder status

India likely to take up industry concerns with China in high-level meet next week

Fears of ‘dumping’ from Chinese companies following the recent yuan devaluation are also expected to be discussed during the dialogue

India likely to take up industry concerns with China in high-level meet next week

Govt unlikely to achieve bankruptcy code target this winter session

The government is unlikely to achieve its “internal” target of introducing a bankruptcy code in Parliament in the winter session slated for November...

Govt unlikely to achieve bankruptcy code target this winter session

Commerce department: Steel trade trend not harmful

In the first quarter of this year, steel imports have increased at a brisker pace than exports but it is too early to resort to overprotective measures to arrest this trend, the department feels.

Commerce department: Steel trade trend not harmful

Proposed policy to push solar UMPPs of 3,000 MW & above

Sops may include capital, interest subsidies & customs duty relief

Proposed policy to push solar UMPPs of 3,000 MW & above

Govt prods Gujarat on land for DSIR

Disappointed that a dispute over a relatively small stretch of land is delaying the start of the core infrastructure development in the Dholera Special Investment Region...

Economy News

India should turn crisis in global trade into opportunity

Even as China is trying to boost its exports and perk up its slowing economy by piggybacking on the recently devalued yuan...

India should turn crisis in global trade into opportunity

‘India should make crisis in global trade an opportunity’

Even as China is trying to boost its exports and perk up its slowing economy by piggybacking on the recently devalued yuan, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion...

‘India should make crisis in global trade an opportunity’

Land area norm for NMIZs may be eased

States with sizeable contiguous land area may get nod on guarantee they will meet 50-sq-km condition

land policy delhi ncr News

Centre mulling Rs 5,000-crore boost to push exports

With merchandise exports shrinking for the eighth consecutive month in July, the government is looking to provide an additional Rs 5,000 crore towards covering more sectors and markets under the reward programme

exports News

UAE to talk gold during Modi visit

The UAE is likely to take up the issue of prevailing "high import duty" on gold in India during the visit of PM Narendra Modi...

UAE to talk gold during Modi visit

PSBs should have an arm’s length relationship with the govt: Thomas Richardson

It is good the govt and RBI are not taking the easy road by encouraging large loan write-offs in the hope that growth will pick up

PSBs should have an arm’s length relationship with the govt: Thomas Richardson

‘PSBs should have an arm’s length relationship with the govt’

'It is good the government and the RBI are not taking the easy road by encouraging large loan write-offs in the hope that growth will pick up.'

Economy News

Huawei’s ‘Make in India’ project hangs in balance

Huawei's plan to set up unit stuck over levy of anti-dumping duty

huawei Make in India News

Envoys told to avert fallout of drug regulators’ actions

New Delhi has asked diplomatic personnel stationed in key European countries to try and avert any adverse fallout on India's generic drug exports.

Envoys told to avert fallout of drug regulators’ actions

DIPP clarification soon on FII in banking, defence

A day after the Cabinet approved a composite-cap policy for foreign investment, sources from the department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP)...

DIPP clarification soon on FII in banking, defence

Tax Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal, other e-tailers like traders: States

Even as taxation of e-commerce continues to be a vexed issue, several states have told the Centre that firms like Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal need to be treated like retailers...

ecommerce industry News

New financing model to be compatible with pharma sector’s special needs

Commerce ministry, Exim Bank to unveil model to meet longer-term loan requirements

pharma sector News

Project exports set to get boost

Centre to augment credit cover corpus

exports News

STEP loan: Govt seeks time-bound tech transfer

Meet to discuss Japan's reluctance to accept Indian demands on tweaking loan conditions at recent talks

STEP loan: Govt seeks time-bound tech transfer