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Business, Economy, 17 Feb 2019

FIEO suggests series of measures to boost exports

Since 2011-12, India's exports have been hovering around USD 300 billion.

17 Feb 2019 4:29 PM

Unorganised workers can now subscribe to Rs 3,000 monthly pension scheme

The ambitious social security scheme was announced by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal in the Interim Budget 2019-20.

17 Feb 2019 2:12 PM

Disinvestment proceeds touch Rs 53,558 cr

The government's disinvestment proceeds have touched Rs 80,000 crore, in the previous fiscal.

17 Feb 2019 2:05 PM

India's coal import rises 5 per cent to 190 MT in Apr-Jan

Coal imports were at 180.61 (MT) in the April-January period of the previous fiscal.

17 Feb 2019 12:52 PM

India's packaging industry to touch USD 72.6 bn by FY20: ASSOCHAM-EY study

The industry was USD 31.7 billion in 2015.

17 Feb 2019 12:44 PM


Finished steel exports fall 37 pc, imports grow 1.5 pc in Apr-Jan

The country had exported 8.22 MT of finished steel during the corresponding period a year ago, the Joint Plant Committee (JPC) said.

17 Feb 2019 11:55 AM

First time in FY19, RBI becomes net buyer of dollars in Dec

The central bank bought USD 837 million and sold USD 230 million in the spot market during the reporting month.

17 Feb 2019 11:34 AM

Pulwama attack: India hikes customs duty to 200 per cent on imports from Pak

On Friday, India announced withdrawal of Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to Pakistan.

17 Feb 2019 10:35 AM