Business  /  Published 12.09.20

Jewellery sees a rebound

Gems and jewellery exports showed signs of recovery in August, rising 29.18 per cent to Rs 13,160.24 crore ($1,764.06 million) in August compared with the previous month following a gradual growth in ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 09.07.20

Covid-19: Jewellers want e-commerce policy

Gems and jewellery exporters on Wednesday approached Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman for a supportive e-commerce policy because of the challenges faced during the pandemic. Industry body Ge...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.07.20

SOS from pharma over port block

The Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council has said it is flooded with distress calls from member companies over acute disruption in manufacturing in the past few days because of non-clearance of im...
By PTI in Hyderabad

Odisha  /  Published 13.11.18

Bibhu lays down textile roadmap for Odisha

Fashion designer Bibhu Mohapatra on Tuesday said that he would love to collaborate with the weaving community of Odisha to create products. “Odisha has lots and lots of emerging talents and it is on...
By Anwesha Ambaly in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 07.06.20

Top exporter shuts plant

Gokaldas Exports, which describes itself as the largest exporter of apparels in the country, has closed a unit in Karnataka and laid off 1,300 employees, a trade union said, at a time orders from acro...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Business  /  Published 16.05.20

Exports sink 60%

Contracting for the second straight month, India’s exports shrank a record 60.28 per cent in April to $10.36 billion, mainly on account of the coronavirus lockdown.Imports plunged 58.65 per cent to ...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 14.09.19

Switch to new export scheme in January

The January date for the new scheme announced by the government to replace the existing Merchandise Export Incentive Scheme (MEIS) will help exporters gradually move to the new system.The existing inc...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 29.02.20

Cover drive for gems

Insurance cover for the gems and jewellery sector, especially the micro, small and medium units, will encourage banks to increase lending to the sector. Credit flow to the gems and jewellery sector ha...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 31.03.19

Textile exports tax rebate plan on plate

A scheme that offers rebate on all taxes at the central and state levels to the exporters of apparel and made-ups is likely to be extended to all categories of textile exports as an alternative to the...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 24.03.19

GST edge in exports

Exporters operating small and medium-sized units (MSMEs) are set to benefit from the exemption to pay taxes under the GST schemes.The government has offered to exempt for one more year the payment of ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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