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$189 mn of China’s imports MoUs between Indian and Chinese firms


August 27th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Aug 27 (IANS) Industry association FICCI and the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Products (CCCME) Monday signed an agreement to boost ... Read more...

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India’s exports rise by 3.23 percent in April


June 1st, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India's exports grew at a sluggish rate of 3.23 percent to $24.45 billion in April, while imports increased by 3.83 percent to $37.94 billion, leaving ... Read more...

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India’s exports rise by 3.2 percent in April year-on-year


May 10th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India's exports grew by a sluggish 3.2 percent to $24.50 billion in the first month of the current financial year, after recording nearly 21 percent ... Read more...

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India’s exports drop by 5.71 percent in March


May 1st, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) India's exports fell by 5.71 percent to $28.68 billion in March while imports surged 24.28 percent to $42.58 billion, leaving a monthly trade deficit of ... Read more...

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India surpasses $300 billion exports target


April 19th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India's exports surpassed the $300 billion target in 2011-12 despite a slowdown in demand in major markets like the United States and Europe, Commerce Secretary ... Read more...

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Illegal mining forces drop in ore export figures


April 5th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 5 (IANS) The dark clouds of illegal mining in Goa have cast a shadow on export statistics of the Mormugao Port Trust, the state's only major port. It ... Read more...

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‘India can be world leader in handmade textiles’


January 5th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's handmade textiles industry can spin magic yarns for both domestic buyers and connoisseurs across the globe but government policies are coming in the way ... Read more...

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Rs.2,100 crore sanctioned for textiles parks


October 27th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The government has sanctioned Rs.2,100 crore to set up 21 new textiles parks across the country with advanced infrastructure and upgraded technology, Commerce and Industry ... Read more...

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China, Turkey, Korea keen to invest in Pakistan


August 1st, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Chinese, Turkish and Korean businesses have shown keen interest in investing in Pakistan's "textile city" of Karachi, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Gilani said ... Read more...

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Pakistan exports to Sri Lanka at $283 mn in 2010


July 8th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) Pakistan's exports to Sri Lanka stood at $283 million in 2010, a minister said.Minister for Commerce Amin Fahim said Thursday that during 2010, Pakistan imported goods ... Read more...

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India’s exports jump to all-time monthly high of $26 bn


June 10th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) India's exports surged to all-time monthly high of $25.9 billion in May, registering a growth of 56.9 percent year-on-year on the back of a sharp ... Read more...

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Krishna meets Vietnamese and Moroccan dignitaries


April 7th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Thursday met Hoang Binh Quan, the Chairman of the Communist Party of Vietnam, and Moroccan Foreign Minister Taieb Fassi-Fihri.The meetings ... Read more...

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Two-day shutdown called in garment, hosiery industry


March 12th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) The readymade garment and hosiery industry Saturday has called for a two-day shutdown in the industry across the country from March 14 to protest imposition of ... Read more...

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India’s exports may touch $235 billion in 2010-11


March 10th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) With a 49.8 percent jump in February, India's exports have crossed the $200 billion target and are likely to touch $235 billion for fiscal 2010-11, ... Read more...

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Indian exports grew by nearly 50 percent in February


March 10th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Secretary Rahul Khullar today said that India's exports have registered a growth of 49.8 per cent during February 2011, at 23.6 billion dollars.Talking to ... Read more...

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Roll back excise duty on branded garments: Buddhadeb


March 8th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Maheshtala (West Bengal), March 8 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Tuesday demanded a roll back of the ten percent excise duty levied on branded garments in the ... Read more...

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Hosiery, garment associations call strike


March 3rd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) Six hosiery and garment associations have called for a nationwide strike Friday demanding rollback of the 10 percent excise duty imposed on readymade garments in the ... Read more...

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India, Korea trade set to double in next five years


February 22nd, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today hoped that the bilateral trade between India and Korea to further rise and double in the next five years.During the ... Read more...

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Gujarat textile honchos puts forward demands ahead of Budget


February 21st, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
Surat, Feb.21 (ANI): Textile industry honchos in Gujarat have put forward its demands and expectations ahead of the announcement of the federal budget.One of their demands is to reduce tax levied on ... Read more...

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India raises export target to $220 billion


February 12th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Buoyed by nearly 30 percent increase in the first 10 months, India has hiked its export target to $220 billion for fiscal 2010-11 from the earlier estimate ... Read more...

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Indian exports grow 36.4 per cent in December 2010, highest in 33 months


January 8th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 8 (ANI): India's exports have registered a growth of 36.4 per cent during December 2010, the highest in last 33 months, at 22.5 billion dollars due to diversification of ... Read more...

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Orissa handloom weavers demand ban on cotton exports


November 24th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 24 (IANS) Expressing concern over the increasing prices of cotton, a leading weavers' cooperative in Orissa Wednesday demanded a ban on cotton's export and other measures to save the handloom ... Read more...

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RMG trade bodies plead government for cotton costs


September 27th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It has been come to news that the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) along with the Bangladesh Knitwear Manufactures and Exporters Association (BKMEA), of late ... Read more...

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High yarn prices may cause lay-offs in hosiery industry


June 10th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) The hosiery industry may soon face massive lay-offs if the government does not take steps to reduce the prices of cotton yarn by cutting down exports, a manufacturers' ... Read more...

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India gets permission to export basmati rice to China


May 30th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Shanghai, May 30 (IANS) India will soon be exporting its sweet-smelling rice to China, which has only recently given its nod for Indian basmati to enter its markets."We have ... Read more...

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Exports jump 54 percent in March; dip 4.7 percent for 2009-10


May 10th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India's merchandise exports grew by 54.1 percent in March to $19.9 billion, but the value of the outward shipments dipped 4.7 percent to $176.5 billion for 2009-10 ... Read more...

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Government may extend sops for exporters


May 6th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Indian government may extend sops for the exporters who are still reeling under the impact of the global meltdown, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma hinted here Thursday. Releasing ... Read more...

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Exports rise 54 percent in March, fall for whole fiscal (Lead)


May 6th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India's merchandise exports grew a healthy 54 percent in March to $19.9 billion, but the value of the outward shipments dipped 4.7 percent to $176.5 billion for ... Read more...

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Dhaka looks globally for yarn after Indian export ban


April 25th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 25 (IANS) Bangladesh's spinners are trying to import cotton yarn and raw cotton from Africa, Austria, the US and Brazil after India recently imposed a ban on its export. India is ... Read more...

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PM’s visit will boost Saudi-India trade, investment


February 25th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Bilateral trade and investment between India and Saudi Arabia are set to see a quantum jump with the visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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India and Russia committed to boost bilateral cooperation says Anand Sharma


February 16th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma today expressed confidence that the bilateral cooperation between India and Russia in trade and other areas will continue to ... Read more...

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Women artisans greet ‘impressed’ Clinton with ‘We shall overcome’ (Second Lead)


July 18th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Visibly delighted, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton listened with rapt attention as a group of women artisans greeted her with "We shall overcome" -- in Gujarati -- ... Read more...

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‘We shall overcome’ in Gujarati greets Clinton (With Clinton meets women artisans)


July 18th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) "We shall overcome", the iconic anthem of the flower power generation -- sung in Gujarati -- greeted US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as she arrived at the ... Read more...

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Egypt withdraws 25 percent import fee on cotton yarn


April 23rd, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Egypt has withdrawn, with effect from April 8, a temporary import fee it imposed on cotton yarn and textiles in a move that would benefit India, one ... Read more...

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Bibi Russel’s ethnic collection kicks off Kolkata Fashion Week


April 2nd, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) The inaugural Kolkata Fashion Week opened Thursday with Bangladesh's international model-turned designer Bibi Russell showcasing her 'gamcha' (stole) and natural fibre collection. The designer displayed 41 of her ... Read more...

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