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Free trade fails to boost exports, imports grow

According to the government, these agreements are meant to provide opportunities for exports to these trading partners at preferential duties.

13 Dec 2019 1:26 AM

Incentives for exports to boost shipments: Exporters

FIEO said the new measures in form of incentives and refund of taxes will go a long way in enhancing the growth prospects.

15 Sep 2019 6:54 PM

India, Peru to hold next round of FTA negotiations in August

The fourth round was held between March 11 and 15 this year in Lima, Peru.

29 Apr 2019 5:01 PM

Protectionism, commodity prices, inadequate liquidity challenges for exporters: FIEO

"Protectionism will continue to rise and it will impact global demand for goods," said FIEO Director General Ajay Sahai.

10 Apr 2019 3:43 PM

No major impact of GSP withdrawal seen

GSP boosts the competitiveness of American manufacturers by lowering their costs.

06 Mar 2019 2:24 AM


India's farm, marine exports to be hit by US trade action: exporters' body

'We fear that our labour-intensive exports of agriculture, marine and handicraft products to the US would be hit hard,' said Ajay Sahai.

05 Mar 2019 10:52 AM

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

India Inc posts over 2 per cent negative growth in exports

Exports in September 2018 were $27.95 billion, as compared to $28.57 billion in September 2017.

16 Oct 2018 2:40 AM

FIEO flags global protectionism

He said that on domestic front, flow of credit to export sector is a huge issue as export credit declined by over 41 per cent in April-June.

04 Oct 2018 12:29 AM

Govt should focus on boosting exports, import curbs may not help control CAD: FIEO

Trade deficit soared to a near five-year high of USD 18 billion in July, but dipped slightly at USD 17.4 billion in August.

15 Sep 2018 3:49 PM


Exporters' GST refund: Fin Min says only Rs 14,000 crore pending

Solutions are being put in place to fast-track clearances.

30 May 2018 6:19 PM

Exporters see about 20 per cent growth in FY19

Commodity prices, weakness of rupee cited as reasons.

30 May 2018 1:57 AM

India's exports seen hitting USD 350 bn in 2018-19: trade body

FIEO also hopes India will actively engage with the United States to protect local industry’s interest.

29 May 2018 3:24 PM

Exports won’t take a hit due to RBI’s move: FIEO prez

The sector is extremely important as it provides exports to about $43 billion.

15 Mar 2018 6:02 AM

Exports up 12.36 per cent in Dec; trade deficit widens to 3 year high

Exports had totalled USD 274.64 billion in 2016-17, up from USD 262.29 billion in the preceding industry.

16 Jan 2018 10:32 AM


Law review panel to take final call on GST suggestions: Finance Ministry

The next meeting of the Law Review Committee is due on Wednesday and Thursday.

09 Dec 2017 11:52 AM

Govt notifies new duty drawback rates from October 1

AEPC said the refund rates for garments will come down to 2 pc as compared to the 7.7 pc drawback available till now.

23 Sep 2017 12:20 PM

GST refund issue to hit Indian exports

FIEO said that small manufacturers have no mechanism to demand refund of GST from government.

26 May 2017 1:01 AM

Govt may trim USD 900 bn shipments target in FTP review: FIEO

Shipments growing at a compounded annual rate of 15 per cent will lead to exports clocking USD 700-750 billion by 2020.

25 May 2017 8:07 PM

Amazon partners FIEO to train sellers on e-commerce

Partnership with FIEO will help Indian exporters take their 'Made in India' products to millions of active customers across the globe.

14 May 2017 1:38 PM