Doha gets a boost
Paris, May 27: Members of the World Trade Organisation, including emerging economies such as India and the rich countries have agreed, at the minimum, to open markets to least developed nations amid differences to liberalise global trade through the Doha pact. Trade ministers from India, Europe, the US, Australia and China met on the sidelines of an OECD meeting yesterday. “The meeting saw a unanimous resolve that a package of deliverables (for) the interests of least developed countries be accorded priority and efforts be made to fast track negotiations in those areas for conclusion by December-end,” commerce minister Anand Sharma said .
Calcutta, May 27: The BSE may launch a dedicated exchange for small and medium enterprises in September, union medium, small and micro enterprises secretary Uday Kumar Verma said.
Ahmedabad, May 27: Maruti Suzuki India is understood to be scouting for a location to set up a facility in Gujarat, which could be its first plant outside Haryana where it has been based since its inception in 1983.
Mumbai, May 27: The Munjal-owned Hero group has set up a BPO in Gurgaon, marking its foray into the domestic outsourcing business. The BPO will provide back-office and contact centre services to domestic clients.