India needs to tackle economic imbalances Prime Minister Narendra Modi has highlighted the challenge to take the economic growth to double digits, as many more important steps have to be taken.
Minister highlights negative impact of high oil prices Petroleum & Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has called for responsible crude oil pricing and has expressed concern about its negative impact on consumers across the world, including India.
India enhances energy cooperation with US Commerce, Industry and Civil Aviation Minister, Suresh Prabhu, has highlighted encouraging growth in trade volumes through purchases of US-made civilian aircrafts by Indian companies during his 10-12 June 2018 visit.
Bank to capitalize on innovations in technology The Board of Directors of YES BANK has reappointed Rana Kapoor as MD & CEO of the Bank for a period of 3 years at the 14th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on 12 June 2018 in Mumbai.
Nine ports had positive growth India’s Major Ports have recorded a growth of 2.41% and together handled 116.26 Million Tonnes of cargo during the period April to May 2018 as against 113.52 Million Tonnes handled during the corresponding period of previous year.
Gupta sees promising global economic growth Indian exports are expected to reach US$350 billion in the current fiscal year, up 15-20% on the year. The current shipments are estimated at US$300 billion, despite increasing protectionism.
India to develop export-oriented manufacturing Work in progress on a new policy on electronics manufacturing in segments like automotive, defence, medical and power, to reduce imports. Industry feedback would be incorporated in the National Electronics Policy, which is expected in the coming months.
FICCI survey sees headwinds India, facing slower foreign capital inflows, should focus on deeper engagement with its key trading partners to insulate itself from the impact of protectionist policies, said the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).
ICEX to launch oil contracts soon Indians, facing ever increasing petroleum prices of their living standards, will soon be able to trade in futures contracts covering petrol and diesel prices.
India: a turf battle for e-commerce By Dr Amitendu Palit and Dr Rahul Choudhury (This paper was first published by Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS). Dr Amitendu Palit is Senior Research Fellow and Research Lead (Trade and Economics) at ISAS, an autonomous research institute