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US emerges as top export destination for India

China was India's largest source country for imports during 2017-18.

05 Jun 2018 4:47 PM

Govt to prepare action plan to boost trade with Africa: Prabhu

The commerce ministry has decided to formulate a comprehensive action plan to boost India's trade with Africa.

07 May 2018 3:13 PM

Thai companies keen to invest USD 3 bn in Indian infra projects

Several Thailand-based companies which are operating in India plan to invest around USD 3 billion in the next three years.

23 Apr 2018 5:50 PM

Govt to file dispute with WTO if US rejects exemptions: sources

India exported less than 1 million tonnes of steel to the US in 2017.

23 Apr 2018 5:37 PM

CAIT writes to PM, seeks national retail trade policy

CAIT on Sunday said it has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a national policy for retail trade.

15 Apr 2018 6:49 PM


Gold imports shrink 40 per cent to USD 2.49 billion in March

Silver imports grew by 31 per cent to USD 267.33 million in March.

13 Apr 2018 6:47 PM

Oil markets tense on Middle East crisis, US-China trade spat

Oil markets remained tense on Thursday on concerns over a military escalation in Syria.

12 Apr 2018 1:29 PM

Foreign direct investment in tobacco: DIPP meets stakeholders

Farmer associations and industry on Wednesday shared mixed views in a meeting called by the commerce and industry ministry.

11 Apr 2018 4:00 PM

India can benefit from global trade challenges: Suresh Prabhu

The minister was speaking at the CII annual general meeting here.

09 Apr 2018 4:18 PM

19 states implemented startup policies: Commerce ministry

Narendra Modi unveiled a slew of incentives to boost startup businesses.

06 Apr 2018 7:12 PM


Govt working on several areas to improve logistics infra: C R Chaudhary

The government is working on several areas such as building infrastructure to improve logistics.

06 Apr 2018 6:13 PM

Commerce ministry seeks inter-ministerial views on new industrial policy

The proposed policy will completely revamp the Industrial Policy of 1991.

02 Apr 2018 4:36 PM

Commerce Minister Prabhu to meet stakeholders on ways to boost exports

The meeting assumes significance as exporters are facing issues over implementation of the Goods and Services Tax.

25 Sep 2017 4:13 PM

Working on measures to boost exports in shortest time: Prabhu

Prabhu said exporters are facing certain challenges in GST regime and the ministry is taking up those issues.

06 Sep 2017 6:16 PM

Industrial, manufacturing policies up for review: Nirmala Sitharaman

The review is being undertaken to ensure India's preparedness to tackle new challenges of Industrial Revolution 4.0.

31 Aug 2017 5:10 PM


Commerce Ministry to release next consolidated edition of FDI policy soon

The whole exercise is aimed at providing investor friendly climate to foreign players and in turn boost economic growth.

24 Aug 2017 4:24 PM

Commerce Ministry to upgrade GeM portal in 6 months

Use of government's e-marketplace by central and state departments would also help save taxpayers' money.

24 Aug 2017 4:14 PM

ECGC declares dividend of Rs 72.50 core, says Commerce Ministry

ECGC has posted profit before tax of Rs 407 crore in FY2016-17, an increase of 5 per cent over 2016.

10 Aug 2017 8:34 PM

India signs new free trade pact with Bhutan

Two-way trade stood at USD 808.72 million in 2016-17, up from USD 750.2 million in 2016.

01 Aug 2017 9:54 AM

21 trade agreements being negotiated by Commerce ministry: Sitharaman

She said that before starting talks for such pacts, studies are carried out to look at the feasibility of such pacts.

31 Jul 2017 4:27 PM