We will remain sympathetic to exporters: Chidambaram

February 29th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by admin  

A file-photo of P. Chidambaram

New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The government Friday said it will provide relief to exporters adversely hit by appreciation of the rupee against the dollar, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said. “Merchandise exports have been hit due to rupee appreciation. The target of $160 billion of exports for 2007-08 has just fallen short,” the minister told the Lok Sabha while presenting the national budget for 2008-09.

“The government is sensitive to the sector and will continue to be sympathetic,” he said.

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