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Banks’ non-performing assets may rise: Assocham


August 14th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Non-performing assets (NPAs) of banks are likely to go up as lending to certain sectors like telecom, airlines and agriculture might turn into bad loans, ... Read more...

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Youngsters across India crazy for brands: Assocham


July 24th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) When it comes to branded apparel, youngsters across India do not think twice before buying them. Most of them spend extravagantly -- between Rs.2,500 to ... Read more...

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Verdict is win-win for all: Assocham


September 30th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Industry heaved a sigh of relief with a leading industry lobby Thursday saying the judgment was a victory for all parties and appealed for peace."The verdict is ... Read more...

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Rural non-agro economy growing faster than urban: Assocham


September 17th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The rural non-farming sector has been growing faster than that of the urban since early 1970s, says a report. The report on "Comparative growth between non-farming economy ... Read more...

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India-Gulf trade to cross $130 bn by 2014: Assocham


August 24th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Trade between India and the six- member Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) could exceed $130 billion by 2013-14, according to industry lobby Associated Chambers of Commerce and ... Read more...

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Prices of consumer goods to go up: Assocham


June 21st, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Prices of consumers goods are likely to rise further over the next six months, the Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) said Monday, basing ... Read more...

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India should aim at $300-bn export target by 2014: Assocham


November 20th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) India must set an export target of $300 billion by 2014 as global economies would recover by then, says the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of ... Read more...

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Consumer goods market to double by 2012: Assocham


October 22nd, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Driven by growing consumption in rural and semi-urban areas, the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) market is set to double from $14.7 billion in 2008-09 to $30 ... Read more...

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Logistics outsourcing to reach $90 mn by 2012: Assocham


September 27th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The third party logistics (3PL) business in India is likely to reach $90 million by 2012 from $58 million now, as the model is fast catching up ... Read more...

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Telecom, auto ad budgets fall, sales grow: Assocham


September 20th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Companies in the telecom and auto sectors have witnessed robust growth in turnover despite not increasing their advertisement budgets, according to the Associated Chambers of Commerce and ... Read more...

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Infrastructure companies’ tax expenses up: Assocham


September 6th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Contrary to popular belief, tax expenses of companies with the infrastructure status have gone up by 90.3 percent, a survey released here Sunday said. According to the ... Read more...

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Rice prices zoom 13 percent, says Assocham


September 4th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4(IANS) Wholesale prices of rice rose more than 13 percent in the past one year due to a demand-supply mismatch, says the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Assocham). ... Read more...

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India’s arms imports to touch $30 bn by 2012: Assocham


August 16th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) India's arms imports are expected to touch $30 billion by 2012 even as the domestic defence market is poised to grow to $700 million in five years, ... Read more...

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Divestment can raise Rs.80,000 crore: Assocham


June 28th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The government can raise about Rs.80,000 crore ($16.6 billion) by divesting stake in public sector units, says an industry lobby report. "Dilution of stake in leading public sector ... Read more...

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Bring coaching institutes under tax net: Assocham


June 17th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Coaching institutes must be brought under the tax net as they seldom disclose their earnings, the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) has said. In ... Read more...

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Extend tax holiday to five-star hotels: Assocham


June 16th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Assocham) has urged the government to extend tax benefits to all categories of the hotel sector, including five-star hotels, to ... Read more...

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Violence leaves Punjab poorer by Rs.7,000 crore: Assocham


May 26th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Punjab has incurred property losses of up to Rs.7,000 crore on account of the violence by followers of the Dera Sachh Khand sect, according to conservative estimates ... Read more...

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Inbound merger and acquisitions set to increase: Assocham


April 23rd, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Strong financials of domestic companies and robust demand in sectors like telecom, pharma and capital goods will kickstart inbound merger and acquisition (M&A) activities in India in ... Read more...

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Half of corporate sector workforce unwell: Assocham


April 6th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) More than half of corporate India's workforce suffers from various chronic and lifestyle diseases, with those in the information technology (IT) and IT-enabled services (ITES), media, knowledge ... Read more...

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Deflation a challenge for industry, policymakers: Assocham


March 26th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) With India moving towards deflation, demand creation will be a major challenge for policymakers as well as industry, a leading industry lobby group said Thursday. "With inflation at ... Read more...

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India can generate 2,500 MW from waste: Assocham


March 16th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) With efficient recycling technology, India can generate about 2,500 MW of electricity from the metro's waste in the next three years at a cost of Rs.3 billion ... Read more...

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India-Africa trade to grow nine times by 2012: Assocham


January 7th, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7(IANS) Even as India's exports decline, India-African bilateral trade is projected to grow by over nine times from $26 billion now to $150 billion by 2012, according to an ... Read more...

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Edible oil deficit to grow 73 percent by 2020: Assocham


January 5th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's edible oil deficit is expected to widen by 73.5 percent by 2020 to more than 8.1 million tonnes a year from the current 4.71 million tonnes, ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan trade can cross $9 bn, says Assocham


August 19th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Trade between India and Pakistan can reach $9 billion in the next few years despite political differences, industry lobby Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India ... Read more...

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KPO sector to be worth $10 bn by 2012: Assocham


June 17th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Indian Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) industry is expected to be worth $10 billion by 2012, according to a report released Tuesday by the Associated Chambers of ... Read more...

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Commodity market to reach $1.73 trillion by 2010: Assocham


June 15th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Indian commodity market is expected to grow by 30 percent and will reach Rs.74,156 billion ($1.73 trillion) in volume by 2010, according to a study by ... Read more...

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Free MBA training to backward classes by Assocham


May 15th, 2008 - 12:18 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) Wednesday launched its own foundation to impart professional business management training to candidates from scheduled castes and ... Read more...

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