News & Events List


21

06/2018
India Says US Trade Preference Program Enhances Pace Of Economic Reforms

India today told the Trump administration that the Generalized System of Preference program (GSP) would enhance India's development and the pace of economic reforms, urging...

12

06/2018
Oilmeal export in May 2018 provisionally estimated to be 97,036 tonne

The export of oilmeal in May 2018 was provisionally reported at 97,036 tonne, compared to 1,44,524 tonne in May 2017. The overall export in April and May 2018 was reported at 3...

30

05/2018
Boosting ASEAN ties: Modi to visit Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore

As part of India's efforts to boost ties with Southeast Asia under its Act East Policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore from May ...

17

05/2018
Government approves Rs 5,000 crore for dedicated micro irrigation fund

In line with the Prime Minister's ‘per drop more crop’ initiative, the government on Wednesday approved a corpus of Rs 5,000 crore for the setting up of a dedi...

07

05/2018
GST Council meet today to consider simplified tax returns, cess on sugar

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council is set to hold its 27th meeting on Friday to decide on the proposals to simplify the return-filing process and consider imposing cess ...

18

04/2018
APEDA-PHDCCI to host Reverse Buyers and Sellers Meet to promote mango exports

In a bid to Promote Export of Mango and Mango products, APEDA, Ministry of Commerce and Industry in association with PHD chamber of Commerce and Industry, is organizing the Re...

09

04/2018
Over 8,500 startups recognised as on March 30

Minister of State of Commerce & Industry C. R Chaudhary on Wednesday said that a total of 8,625 Start-ups have been recognised as on 30 March, 2018.    ...

31

03/2018
India, China to resolve agri, pharma trade issues in shadow of trade war

India-China trade talks, which ended on Tuesday, saw the two countries signing joint minutes, beating the earlier record of 2014 when it took almost a month to agree on a stat...

24

03/2018
Foreign Trade Policy review last year stressed on phasing out export sops

Long before the US lashed out at India for exceeding the time period for giving subsidies to its exporters, the government had taken cognisance of the fact that the existing e...

17

03/2018
Cabinet gives nod to MoU between India & Iran for cooperation in agri

The Cabinet chaired by prime minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post-facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Iran for cooperation in the...

10

03/2018
International Food & Hospitality Fair, Aahar To Take Place In Delhi This March

Delhi is all set to host the 33rd chapter of Asia’s best-known fair dedicated to the food, beverage and hospitality industries, Aahar. Organized by the India Trade Promo...

03

03/2018
India ready for business, a free destination for Enterprises: PM Modi at India Korea Business Summit

Eyeing at attracting investments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his speech at India Korea Business Summit 2018 said that the country is ready for business and is now transfo...

24

02/2018
Exporters' body hails MEIS based on HS Code

Exporters' body Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) recently said the recent decision by the DGFT to process majority of claims on HS code basis will help exp...

17

02/2018
Exporters seek clarity on e-way bill on moving goods from dry to sea ports

Exporters have sought clarity from the government on the functioning of the eway bill when goods move from dry ports to sea ports for export and when they move between special...

10

02/2018
Union Budget 2018: A Realistic Approach to boost Indian Economy

Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley presented the union budget for 2018-19 with a new developmental framework with prime focuses on agrarian economy, rural development, social ...

03

02/2018
Budget 2018: Modi government plans mega expansion of rural infrastructure

The Budget has proposed a big expansion of the network of rural roads and agricultural markets, along with concrete steps to help farmers get better prices with the help of a ...

24

01/2018
India asks Germany to help relax new EU rice import rule

As the new stringent EU rice import rule kicked in this month, India has asked Germany to use its good offices to resolve the issue at the earliest.    ...

13

01/2018
Prabhu, UK Minister discuss ways to boost trade

Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu held talks with his British counterpart, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox on Thursday, as the two countries look for opportu...

01

01/2018
Commerce Ministry to study impact of Chinese imports

A staggering trade deficit of $51 billion with China has prompted the government to conduct a study on the impact of Chinese imports and the extent to which they have displaced...

21

12/2017
Hike in minimum import price boosts arecanut prices

The import of arecanut has come down significantly boosting the prices of the nut at domestic markets after the Centre increased the minimum import price (MIP) for arecanut fro...

15

12/2017
India looks to set up more land ports to tap potential: Kiren Rijiju

India is looking to set up a few more land ports, buoyed by the success of such integrated check posts in Agartala and other places, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Ri...

07

12/2017
Higher export relief for labour-intensive sectors

The mid-term review of the Foreign Trade Policy (2015-20) has brought in additional relief worth Rs.8,450 crore annually for the labour-intensive and micro, small and medium en...

01

12/2017
Delhi plans to create price stabilisation fund for onions

With rising onion prices becoming a recurring problem in many parts of the country, including the national capital, the Delhi government is believed to have suggested constitut...

21

11/2017
India increases import duties on edible oils as domestic prices of Oilseeds plunged below MSP

India has increased import duties on various edible oils ranging between 60% to even 100% on some oils like crude palm oil. With prices of oilseeds plunging way below the minim...