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India's exports rise to USD 27 billion in December

Jan 15 2018

India's exports grew to $27.03 bn in Dec 2017 from $26.19 bn in Nov 2017 and $24.05 billion during the corresponding month of previous year, official data showed.

Commerce Min for slashing gold import duty in Budget

Jan 15 2018

The CommMin has pitched for reduction in import duty on gold in the forthcoming Budget with an aim to promote gold jewellery exports, a govt official said.

Comprehensive policy to promote agriculture exports on anvil

Jan 12 2018

The commerce ministry is working on comprehensive policy covering issues such as logistics to promote export of agri commodities like tea, coffee, fruits and vegetables.

Gujarat tops logistics performance index chart: Commerce Min

Jan 08 2018

Gujarat has topped logistics chart, an indicator of the efficiency of logistical services necessary for promoting exports and economic growth.

Awaiting concrete proposal from Apple: Suresh Prabhu

Jan 08 2018

The commerce and industry ministry is awaiting a concrete proposal from iPhone maker Apple to set up manufacturing unit in India, Prabhu said.

Railways seeks permanent pavilion at Pragati Maidan

Jan 06 2018

"We are discussing the matter with the Commerce Ministry to allow Railways to have a permanent space of about 1,800 sq mt in Pragati Maidan," a RailMin official said.

Council for trade development to meet on January 8

Jan 05 2018

Prabhu will chair the third meeting of the Council for Trade Development and Promotion on January 8.

Govt sets floor price on pepper import at Rs 500 per kg

Dec 06 2017

The prices have crashed to Rs 300 per kg from Rs 730 in the wake of cheaper imports from neighbouring countries.

India, Canada agree to expedite finalisation of free trade pact

Nov 14 2017

India and Canada agreed to work towards an early conclusion of a proposed bilateral free trade agreement.

International Trade Fair this year to be held on a lower scale

Nov 09 2017

The commerce ministry's flagship IITF at Pragati Maidan will be held on a subdued note as a new international exhibition centre is still under construction.

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