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India sent $755 million more in exports to the US during the first half of this year as a result of the trade war waged by President Donald Trump against China, according to the trade arm of the UN.(Bloomberg)

Indian exports grow by 5.4 per cent in Janaury 21

ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 02, 2021 03:56 PM IST
According to the Commerce Ministry, iron ore surged exponentially by 108.7 per cent YoY which is an increase of USD 274.6 million.
Union Minister Piyush Goyal speaks in the Lok Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament.(PTI)
Union Minister Piyush Goyal speaks in the Lok Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament.(PTI)

Lockdown impact: India’s overall export declines by 25.42 per cent between April and June

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 06:12 PM IST
Elaborating the steps taken to boost exports, the statement said the validity of Foreign Trade Policy (2015-20) has been extended by one year i.e. upto 31-3-2021 and relaxations granted and timelines extended due to COVID-19.
It was at minus 0.58 per cent in July, said a statement issued by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
It was at minus 0.58 per cent in July, said a statement issued by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

Wholesale inflation rises to 0.16% in August

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 01:20 PM IST
The index for primary articles with a weightage of 22.62 per cent increased by 1.81 per cent to 146.3 in August from 143.7 in July. Prices of minerals increased by 10.21 per cent, crude petroleum and natural gas by 4.72 per cent, non-food articles by 3.06 per cent and food articles by 0.93 per cent.
This would also help consumers avoid the purchase of products originating from countries such as China if they wish to boycott them, the people said, requesting anonymity.(File photo for representation purpose)
This would also help consumers avoid the purchase of products originating from countries such as China if they wish to boycott them, the people said, requesting anonymity.(File photo for representation purpose)

Made-in-China labels soon on products sold by e-tailers?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rajeev Jayaswal
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2020 04:57 AM IST
The government is considering making it mandatory for all retailers and e-commerce platforms to display the country of origin on every product they sell so that consumers have a choice between local and imported goods, people aware of the development said.
Police personnel check identity cards of commuters before allowing them to proceed at a checkpoint, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, April 12, 2020(Dheeraj Dhawan / Hindustan Times)
Police personnel check identity cards of commuters before allowing them to proceed at a checkpoint, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, April 12, 2020(Dheeraj Dhawan / Hindustan Times)

Challenges of a partial lockdown

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2020 07:31 PM IST
Erring on the side of caution has hurt individuals and businesses
Wholesale prices-based inflation rose to 3.1 per cent in January. (Representative Image)(Bloomberg)
Wholesale prices-based inflation rose to 3.1 per cent in January. (Representative Image)(Bloomberg)

WPI inflation rises to 3.1 percent in January

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2020 02:44 PM IST
The annual inflation, based on monthly wholesale price index (WPI), was at 2.76 per cent during the same month a year ago (January 2019).
Officials of the Investment and Development Authority of Nagaland (IDAN) on Wednesday visited the city to study Haryana’s business practices and reforms to implement them in their state. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Officials of the Investment and Development Authority of Nagaland (IDAN) on Wednesday visited the city to study Haryana’s business practices and reforms to implement them in their state. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Officials of Nagaland’s investment development body visit Gurugram to study the state’s business reforms

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 12:20 AM IST
According to officials of the district administration, a 10-member team from the authority met with Ashok Sangwan, divisional commissioner, Gurugram, to learn the practices behind the state’s rise in the ease of doing business ranking. IDAN is responsible for the development of industrial infrastructure in Nagaland.
Pakistan has exported to China over 100,000 kg of human hair valued at USD 132,000 over the last five years.(AFP)
Pakistan has exported to China over 100,000 kg of human hair valued at USD 132,000 over the last five years.(AFP)

Pakistan exports over 100,000 kg human hair to China

Islamabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2019 05:10 PM IST
The Ministry of Commerce and Textile told the National Assembly that 105,461 kg of human hair was exported to China in the last five years, the Dawn reported.
Turmeric from Sangli and adjoining parts of the district in Maharashtra have been accorded the geographical indication (GI) tag(HT/PHOTO)
Turmeric from Sangli and adjoining parts of the district in Maharashtra have been accorded the geographical indication (GI) tag(HT/PHOTO)

‘Sangli chi halad’ finally gets geographical indication (GI) tag

Hindus Times, Pune | By Shrinivas Deshpande
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2018 02:40 PM IST
Turmeric from Sangli, which has great medicinal value, accounts for nearly 70 per cent of the state’s total production. Within Maharashtra, Sangli and Parbhani are major turmeric growing districts
The Make in India logo. A study by the ministry of commerce shows that some of the success stories of Make in India could be more optics than concrete gains(AP)
The Make in India logo. A study by the ministry of commerce shows that some of the success stories of Make in India could be more optics than concrete gains(AP)

India needs an industrial policy

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 16, 2018 05:05 PM IST
State intervention is required to increase the country’s share in global value chains
People walk past the logo of 'Make in India' in Mumbai.(AP File Photo)
People walk past the logo of 'Make in India' in Mumbai.(AP File Photo)

Make in India giving way to assembled in India, govt study shows

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vineet Sachdev
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2018 09:30 AM IST
There is a need to promote domestic manufacturing in India to reduce import dependence. A company setting up manufacturing facility in a country might only lead to the final assembly of a product while bulk of the inputs, which have a big share in the overall cost of the equipment, might still be imported.
The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) furnished by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry was higher than 3.24 per cent which was reported for the corresponding period of 2017.(HT Photo/Representative)
The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) furnished by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry was higher than 3.24 per cent which was reported for the corresponding period of 2017.(HT Photo/Representative)

India’s wholesale price index eases to 4.53% in August

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2018 02:00 PM IST
On a year-on-year basis, the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) furnished by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry was higher than 3.24 per cent which was reported for the corresponding period of 2017.
India’s trade deficit widened to a more than five year high of $18.02 billion in July, the trade ministry said on Tuesday, driven largely by a surge in oil imports.(File Photo)
India’s trade deficit widened to a more than five year high of $18.02 billion in July, the trade ministry said on Tuesday, driven largely by a surge in oil imports.(File Photo)

India’s July trade deficit widens to more than five year high of $18.02 billion: Trade ministry

New Delhi | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 11:31 PM IST
Though merchandise exports rose 14.32 percent year-on-year in July, the trade deficit widened as oil imports surged 57.41 percent to $12.35 billion.
Samples of pulses are displayed in a wholesaler at Khari Baoli spice market in New Delhi.(Ruhani Kaur/Bloomberg)
Samples of pulses are displayed in a wholesaler at Khari Baoli spice market in New Delhi.(Ruhani Kaur/Bloomberg)

Wholesale inflation grows 5.77% in June on costlier vegetables, fuel

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 12:46 PM IST
Inflation in ‘fuel and power’ basket rose sharply to 16.18% in June from 11.22% in May as prices of domestic fuel increased during the month in line with rising global crude oil rates.
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