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India’s toy industry: Down but not out

Despite mounting challenges and competition from China, India’s toy industry may be on the recovery trajectory<p>Purba Das | @TheDollarBiz<p>Electronic …

Government to issue life-time licenses to Indian ships

The move is expected to save time and effort for Indian vessels engaged in coastal trading<p>The Dollar Business Bureau |@TheDollarBiz<p>The government …

Gold import restrictions likely to spur smuggling

Sources say that import restrictions on gold may lead to low inventories and high domestic prices this year.<p>The Dollar Business Bureau | @TheDollarBiz<p>…

Trade deficit with China dwarfs India’s trade surplus with SAARC cou

Trade deficit with China dwarfs India’s trade surplus with SAARC countries<p>Myanmar is the second neighbouring country with which India has a trade …

Exim Bank Lines of Credit for East Africa to Boost India’s Exports

LOCs create a win-win situation for both the borrowing country and Indian exporters.<p>Satyapal Menon | @TheDollarBiz<p>Mombasa Port in Kenya. Kenya …

India trade is growing, but still at a nascent stage

To succeed, new exporters must have the required finances and capital, and knowledge of competition, say experts Sachin Manawaria<p>(L-R) Nihar Lakhia, …

Anti-dumping duty on solar modules will be a big mistake: N. Surana

Anti-dumping duty on China, USA, Malaysia and Taiwan could jeopardise India's solar energy programme.<p><i></i>Interview by Jayashankar Menon | …

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India maintains 50% import tariff on apples

Further negotiations with WTO required to increase tariff on apple imports<p>The Dollar Business Bureau | @TheDollarBiz<p>China accounts for almost half of …

WTO fails to ‘bridge gap’ with India on Trade Facilitation Agreeme

WTO fails to ‘bridge gap’ with India on Trade Facilitation Agreement<p>TFA aims to facilitate multilateral trading and reduce trade barriers, but India …

India’s organic agri exports on upswing

Higher returns and growing popularity of organic and horticulture products are making Indian farmers diversify from traditional farming<p>Sachin …

India forecast to retain top rice exporter position in 2014

Thanks to a bumper harvest in 2013, India has large carryover stocks and is forecast to export around 10 million tonnes of milled rice this year.<p>The …

India speaks out on objections to WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

WTO members did not show the same enthusiasm to solve food security problems of developing countries as they did on Trade Facilitation Agreement, …

India’s export value of grapes to EU registers 23% growth in three y

India’s export value of grapes to EU registers 23% growth in three years<p>In quantitative terms, India's grape exports to EU have grown around …

Indian government hints at imposing anti-dumping duty on solar modules

DGAD has recommended imposing anti-dumping duties from $0.11 per watt to $0.81 per watt on solar imports, which could escalate project costs between …

FIEO proposes $750 billion export target for FY2018-19 in India’s ne

FIEO proposes $750 billion export target for FY2018-19 in India’s new FTP<p>India’s exports may grow to around $340 - $350 billion in FY2014-15, helped …

Making exports a Priority Sector will strengthen economy, says FIEO Pr

Making exports a Priority Sector will strengthen economy, says FIEO President<p>Higher rates of subvention for labour intensive sectors and corpus of …

Israel offers expertise to triple India’s milk production, boost exp

Israel offers expertise to triple India’s milk production, boost exports<p>There is a great potential for India’s milk exports, but it is still in its …

India FY2013-14 agri exports exceed target but remain below potential

India wastes nearly 18% of its total fruits and vegetables production due to lack of cold storage facilities and poor transport<p>The Dollar Business …

Indian handloom industry in dire straits as production, exports declin

Indian handloom industry in dire straits as production, exports decline<p>Indian handloom products have to compete with domestic and foreign players, …

Pakistani industry supports India’s stand on WTO

Pakistan business representatives also hopeful that Islamabad will soon grant the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India<p>Neha Dewan | …

Indian Railways freight traffic increases to 357.57 million tonnes in

Indian Railways freight traffic increases to 357.57 million tonnes in April-July 2014<p>Freight carried during April-July 2014 is up about 4.2% from …

India challenges WTO ruling over US countervailing duties on steel

WTO says mining rights for iron ore and coal may not be a subsidy, but rejects India’s claim that NMDC is not a public body as per WTO rules<p>The …

Poland plans to export apples to India after Russia ban

Polish apple exporters plan to commence exports to India this year but this might be a challenging task ahead<p>The Dollar Business Bureau | …

Growing furniture imports from China threaten domestic industry: ASSOC

Growing furniture imports from China threaten domestic industry: ASSOCHAM<p>China accounts for around $447 million or about 60% of India’s total …

Russia rejects India’s rice consignment due to pest contamination

Rosselkhoznadzor had banned rice imports from India for several months in 2013 over pest contamination concerns<p>The Dollar Business Bureau | …

Readymade garments, cotton textiles help India’s textile exports sur

Readymade garments, cotton textiles help India’s textile exports surpass target in FY2013-14<p>India’s share among top global exporters stands at around …

India must promote manufacturing to reduce trade deficit: Prime Minist

India must promote manufacturing to reduce trade deficit: Prime Minister<p>The ‘Made in India’ message should reach every corner of the world, Prime …

India, Singapore focus on bilateral trade to boost economic ties

India-Singapore bilateral trade has increased from $4.2 billion in 2003-04 to around $19.3 billion in 2013-14<p>The Dollar Business Bureau | …

Lack of storage, poor transport facilities plague India’s food expor

Lack of storage, poor transport facilities plague India’s food exports<p>Financial assistance and FDI in organized food retail may help double India’s …