Business  /  Published 19.12.19

Curbs on gold

The central government has placed gold imports in certain forms that were earlier freely imported under a “restricted” category. This will stop importers from buying gold in alternative forms such...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 15.01.19

Falling imports shrink trade gap

Trade deficit fell to a 10-month low of $13.08 billion in December as gold, precious and semi-precious stones imports fell, the latest commerce ministry data showed.In November, trade deficit was at $...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 14.04.19

China trade talks target tariff cuts

A fresh round of talks has been scheduled with China next month as India seeks to exploit market opportunities from the ongoing trade war between Beijing and Washington as well reduce its huge trade d...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.11.18

Twin tonics to help rupee gain vigour

The possibility of the US granting a waiver to India from sanction on Iranian oil imports could help the rupee — which seems to be on the mend already — to recover further. On Friday, falling crud...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

World  /  Published 08.09.19

US friction tells on China exports

China’s exports unexpectedly fell in August as shipments to the US slowed sharply, pointing to further weakness in the world’s second-largest economy and underlining a pressing need for more stimu...
By Reuters in Beijing


Business  /  Published 09.12.18

Drill to build duty wall in budget

The Narendra Modi-government’s interim budget, to be presented eight weeks from now, will try to build a duty shield for Indian manufacturers to help its much touted but not-yet successful Make in I...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.12.18

China snubs trade term

China has not accepted India’s proposal to carry out bilateral trade in local currencies which was aimed at bridging the ballooning trade deficit with the neighbouring country, an official said.Indi...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 21.10.19

Fuel imports from US jump

Energy trade with the US is likely to jump over 40 per cent to $10 billion in 2019-20 as India seeks to move away from its traditional suppliers in West Asia. The diversification also helped India tid...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 05.10.19

LPG deal push for Northeast

The LPG import pact with Bangladesh is expected to improve the availability of cooking gas in the northeastern states. The pact will also diversify the sourcing of LPG to meet the growing demand for t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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