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Zambia hopes to treble trade with India


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Zambia's envoy to India Thursday hoped that bilateral trade will treble from the current $190 million and also sought Indian investment in her country."Zambia is Africa's ... Read more...

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Investor friendly Gujarat woos American businesses


July 10th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 10 (IANS) The Indian state of Gujarat has invited American investment, saying even in a turbulent global economic scenario and with a domestic slowdown in India, Gujarat ... Read more...

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Power, engineering sectors have potential: Pakistani PM


July 4th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) Pakistan offers numerous opportunities for foreign investors, especially in engineering, power, horticulture and manufacturing sectors, said Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf.Chairing a meeting of Board of ... Read more...

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Indonesia seeks UAE investments


May 1st, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 30 (IANS/WAM) The Indonesian government has urged the UAE companies to tap opportunities in that country.Director of the Indonesia's investment promotion agency described the country as one ... Read more...

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PayPal founder buys into New Zealand technology fund


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 22 (IANS) A US billionaire who was among the early investors in Facebook and PayPal Thursday helped launch a new venture capital fund to finance New Zealand ... Read more...

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Gold to cost more as budget proposes to increase customs duty


March 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Gold is set to cost more from April 1, 2012 with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday proposing to raise import duty on standard gold ... Read more...

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Investment policies Bengal’s responsibility: US diplomat


February 17th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government has a responsibility to determine how it wants to attract business and then formulate policies and programmes to make ... Read more...

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Mauritius invites Indian investments


February 8th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Assuring a safe and high-return environment, Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam Wednesday asked Indian entrepreneurs to step up investments through partnerships and joint ventures, ... Read more...

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Pakistan to prune negative list to boost trade: Envoy


January 13th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) Pakistan is mulling pruning the list of commodities that are presently barred from being imported from India as well as bringing in a new "favourable" visa ... Read more...

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Bengal eyes 25 percent of India’s IT revenue by 2015


January 6th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 6 (IANS) The West Bengal government hopes to grab 25 percent of India's revenue from IT sector by 2015, state Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee said Friday and added ... Read more...

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Tata mulling coal-based ventures in Bangladesh: Industry body


December 17th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Describing Bangladesh as an attractive investment destination, the India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IBCCI) Saturday said salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Group, whose earlier proposed $2-billion project ... Read more...

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Eurozone crisis keeping Indian markets unstable: Pranab


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Indian currency and the stock markets are unlikely to stabilise unless the Eurozone recovers from the financial mess, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said ... Read more...

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Kerala on a major makeover to woo investors


September 20th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) Kerala is all set for a major makeover to position itself as an attractive investment destination through the "Emerging Kerala" initiative, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said ... Read more...

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US downgrade continues to plague Indian markets (Roundup)


August 8th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) A benchmark for the Indian equities markets Monday closed 315 points lower and below the 17,000-mark as bourses remained jittery over the US sovereign debt ... Read more...

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Sensex pares intra-day losses (Second Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) A benchmark for the Indian equities markets Monday crawled up, recouping some of its intra-day losses as traders shopped for bargains, picking up stocks which ... Read more...

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India, US to begin dialogue to boost trade, investment


June 27th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) India and the United States kick off what is billed as their "highest level" economic engagement here Monday with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and US ... Read more...

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Pranab to sell India’s growth story on US visit (Lead)


June 26th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's two-day visit to Washington beginning Monday will be focused on reassuring foreign investors that India continues to be an attractive ... Read more...

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PM inaugurates mega transhipment terminal in Kerala


February 11th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday dedicated to the nation the International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) in Kerala. It's the largest single-operator container terminal in the country.Manmohan Singh, ... Read more...

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Immense opportunities for Indian companies in Oman: Business body chief


January 24th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan.24 (ANI): Oman's focus in the post crisis period world is to strengthen bilateral relations with India in sectors such as oil, renewable energy, healthcare and education, to name a few', ... Read more...

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Gujarat will power India’s development: Narendra Modi (Lead)


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi made a persuasive pitch to the global business community to consider his state for investment, saying his state's rapid growth will ... Read more...

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Narendra Modi makes strong pitch for ‘Vibrant Gujarat’


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi made a strong pitch to the global business community to consider his state for investment at the upcoming summit in Gandhinagar, ... Read more...

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Development of northeast region high on Government agenda


October 6th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
Aizwal /Agartala/Kohima, Oct.6 (ANI): The Central Government has intensified its efforts to bring about overall development of the northeast region with the local residents' support.The Government is laying stress on education, During ... Read more...

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Rajasthan inks MoU with IFC to atttract private investment


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 3 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with International Finance Corporation (IFC) to attract private investment, generate opportunities for small businesses and support job creation ... Read more...

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India ninth most attractive investment destination: UN agency


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) India climbed four notches to be ranked the ninth most attractive investment destination in 2009 with a total foreign direct investment inflow of $34.61 billion, a UN ... Read more...

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Aussies running network of love hotels in Japan


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 23 (ANI): A former head of Tourism Australia in Asia has revealed that he has been running a network of love hotels in Japan.According to the Australian, Greig McAllan, has ... Read more...

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U.S. Presidential Delegation to travel to Bethlehem to attend Palestine Investment Conference


June 1st, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – A U.S. Presidential Delegation will travel to Bethlehem to attend the Palestine Investment Conference from June 2 to 4, President Barack Obama announced on Tuesday.The Presidential Delegation ... Read more...

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India is a fast-growing market for consumer goods: Amway (Lead, Correcting surname)


March 23rd, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 23 (IANS) A rapidly expanding middle class with high aspirations and a growing appetite for quality goods make India an attractive investment destination for consumer goods companies, says ... Read more...

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India is a fast-growing market for consumer goods: Amway


March 23rd, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 23 (IANS) A rapidly expanding middle class with high aspirations and a growing appetite for quality goods make India an attractive investment destination for consumer goods companies, says ... Read more...

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Alankit Group to provide services to New Pension System subscribers


March 19th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 19 (ANI): Alankit Assignments Limited (Alankit) has announced a new activity of Point of Presence (POP) to provide services to the subscribers of New Pension System (NPS) launched by ... Read more...

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India-Arab trade can double by 2014: Anand Sharma


February 8th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India will strive towards doubling its trade with the Arab region by 2014, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said here Monday. "We will look towards doubling bilateral trade ... Read more...

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India is an attractive investment destination, Tharoor tells Arab countries


February 3rd, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.3 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday beckoned the Middle-East countries to park their funds in India by saying that India is safe and ... Read more...

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Invest in skill development: Maharashtra chief minister to NRIs


January 9th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Pitching Maharashtra as an attractive investment destination, Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Saturday called upon overseas Indians to invest in the state's skill development and education programmes. "Much more ... Read more...

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Govt.committee to decide on raising GDP percentage manufacturing share


November 18th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.18 (ANI): Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma has stated that while Indian industry had made great strides in achieving global competitiveness and becoming one of the most ... Read more...

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India goes to G20 with confidence, will oppose protectionism: PM


September 23rd, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Underlining India's confidence about its economic future and prospects of global growth which had been dented by the meltdown, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday called for ... Read more...

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Mongolian president lays stress on improving bilateral ties with India


September 14th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): Mongolian President Tsakhia Elbegdorj who arrived on four-day state visit to India, on Monday stressed on the need for strengthening bilateral relations with India.Elbegdorj was ... Read more...

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