Trade

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  • Review of draft medicinal plant policy on Wednesday

    Review of draft medicinal plant policy on Wednesday

    Various issues including forest and conservation, infrastructure, marketing and trade, cultivation, sustainable harvesting and post-harvest management, will be discussed,

    November 22, 2017
  • Singapore suspends trade ties with North Korea

    Singapore suspends trade ties with North Korea

    Singapore has suspended all trade ties with North Korea as the UN and the US seek tougher measures against Pyongyang, an official notice said on Friday. Singapore Customs said commercially traded goods from or to North Korea had been banned......

    November 17, 2017
  • India, Canada seek to put free trade pact in fast lane

    India, Canada seek to put free trade pact in fast lane

    India and Canada will make efforts for expeditious conclusion of a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement on goods and services at the annual ministerial dialogue starting on Monday, said an official statement. A high-level delegation led by the Canadian International Trade......

    November 12, 2017
  • India should aim for quantum jump in agro-processing: Goyal

    India should aim for quantum jump in agro-processing: Goyal

    India should not get satisfied with 10 to 20 per cent growth rate in agro-processing but should aim for a quantum jump to truly improve lives of the country's farmers, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said on Sunday. "I think we......

    November 5, 2017
  • Cabinet approves customs agreement between India and Armenia

    Cabinet approves customs agreement between India and Armenia

    The Union Cabinet gave approval for signing and ratifying an agreement between India and Armenia on cooperation and mutual assistance in customs matters on Wednesday. The agreement will be signed on behalf of the two countries after it is approved......

    November 1, 2017
  • Singapore for broader India-Southeast Asia connectivity

    Singapore for broader India-Southeast Asia connectivity

    In robust support to New Delhi's Act East Policy that aims at greater engagement with Southeast Asia, Singapore has strongly pitched for greater aviation, maritime and digital connectivity between India and the 10-member ASEAN. "India will have to engage more......

    November 1, 2017
  • Global economic recovery incomplete, IMFC warns against complacency

    Global economic recovery incomplete, IMFC warns against complacency

    Despite the global upswing in economic activity, the IMF's steering committee has told policymakers to guard against complacency, citing medium-term economic risks and rising geo-political tensions. The International Monetary and Finance Committee (IMFC), in a communique issued on Sunday, said......

    October 15, 2017
  • Logistics industry needs to digitise

    Logistics industry needs to digitise

    Logistics is the mainstay of any economy and a vital driver of economic progress as it encompasses the management of flow of goods from the place of initiation to the place of consumption. The sector, estimated to be worth $260......

    October 2, 2017
  • Spot exchange for gold will benefit trade: WGC

    Spot exchange for gold will benefit trade: WGC

    With the Indian government pushing for transparency in governance and having an appetite for reform, it is time for introduction of spot exchange for gold, the World Gold Council (WGC) said on Thursday. The WGC is a market development organisation......

    September 28, 2017
  • Rupee turns weak against dollar in early trade

    Rupee turns weak against dollar in early trade

    The rupee dropped marginally against the US currency to 64.14 in early trade on Tuesday on some dollar demand from importers and banks. The rupee opened lower by 5 paise at 64.18 against the last close of 64.13 at the......

    September 19, 2017
  • Rupee recovers 6 paise against dollar in early trade

    Rupee recovers 6 paise against dollar in early trade

    The rupee recovered 6 paise to trade at 63.98 against the dollar at the interbank foreign exchange in early trade today on fresh selling of the US currency by banks and exporters. Dealers said fresh selling of the greenback by......

    September 13, 2017
  • Rupee softens 9 paise against dollar in early trade

    Rupee softens 9 paise against dollar in early trade

    The rupee weakened by 9 paise to 63.87 against the US dollar in early trade on Monday at the interbank foreign exchange on fresh demand for the greenback from banks and importers. A strong dollar in overseas markets weighed on......

    September 11, 2017
  • 'US may cut trade with countries doing business with N Korea'

    'US may cut trade with countries doing business with N Korea'

    The US is considering stopping "all trade" with any country doing business with North Korea, US President Donald Trump has said in a tweet. The US President's threat on Sunday came after North Korea's official media has announced that the......

    September 4, 2017