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Packaging industry should focus on safety, reusabilty of material: Commerce Secy

Commerce Secretary Anup Wadhawan was addressing a conference organised by Indian Institute of Packaging, Delhi chapter.

10 May 2019 12:21 PM

Economists highlight need for reducing centre, state debt; call for new revenue means

Economists made a case for improving the quality of budgeting, so governments do not budget for a low fiscal deficit.

09 May 2019 3:45 PM

Knitwear exports from Tirupur to clock Rs 30,000 Cr in FY20

Exports during April 2019 have crossed Rs 4,400 crore which is a very encouraging sign, said A Shaktivel.

09 May 2019 12:26 PM

RBI likely to cut rates again in June; none thereafter on rising inflation

RBI had cut interest rate by 25 basis points each in February and April to boost economic growth

08 May 2019 2:38 PM

Maharashtra, UP to drive state-led capex in road sector in next 3 yrs

In Maharashtra, the estimated spend in case of Nagpur-Mumbai expressway alone is Rs 35,000 crore over next three years.

07 May 2019 6:15 PM


GST will not reduce deficits of Indian state governments significantly: Report

A report by S&P Global Ratings said that GST will not help tackling the deficits of the State Governments.

07 May 2019 1:59 PM

End-user IT spending in India to reach USD 15 bn in 2019: Report

Spending on BPO is forecast to achieve the highest growth in 2019, at 14.4 per cent year-over-year.

06 May 2019 3:56 PM

Income tax e-filers drop by over 6.6 lakh in FY19: Official data

Kotak Economic Research in an April 30 report said: "We are surprised with the decline in income tax e-filing in FY2019."

06 May 2019 11:41 AM

April service sector growth at 7-month low, dented by Lok Sabha elections: PMI

Purchasing Managers' Index slipped to 51.0 in April, the lowest since September, down from 52.0 the previous month.

06 May 2019 11:29 AM

Trump vows tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks

Stock markets sank and oil prices tumbled as negotiations were thrown into doubt.

06 May 2019 9:25 AM


Asian markets plunge as Trump threatens to hike China tariffs

"Despite US-China trade talks hitting impasse based on tweet, I think a deal will be signed shortly," said Stephen Innes.

06 May 2019 8:56 AM

Economy headed for slowdown: Manmohan Singh

Government control and bureaucratic interference are aplenty. Regulators have morphed into controllers.

06 May 2019 3:22 AM

ADB should expand private sector operations: Subhash Chandra Garg

Economic Affairs Secy said there is a need for ADB to focus on strengthening human capital and develop social safety nets.

04 May 2019 4:23 PM

India for ADB-led mechanism for channeling funds from rich to developing nations

Amidst the continued global uncertainty, Asia retains the hope of a bright future, said Subhash Chandra Garg.

04 May 2019 3:57 PM

Politics to decide rupee's near-term fate: Poll

The election result, due on May 23, will decide who governs the world’s biggest democracy for the next five years.

04 May 2019 11:49 AM


France plans to hold investment conclave in Goa this year

A proposal would be submitted to Goa government soon, Consul General of France in Mumbai Sonia Barbry said on Friday.

04 May 2019 11:37 AM

US lawmakers urge Trump administration to not end India's trade privileges

Generalized System of Preferences allows US preferential duty-free imports of up to USD 5.6 billion from India.

04 May 2019 11:04 AM

India extends retaliatory tariff deadline on 29 US products till May 16

This extension comes with US decision to withdraw export incentives being provided to Indian exporters under GSP programme.

03 May 2019 5:27 PM

LPG use in India to surge from record as government promotes cleaner fuel

India consumed a record 24.9 million tonnes of LPG in the financial year 2018/19, 53 per cent higher than five years ago.

03 May 2019 12:49 PM

Economic growth may have slowed in 2018-19: Finance Ministry

The Ministry, however, said that India continues to remain fastest growing major economy and is projected to grow faster.

03 May 2019 11:17 AM