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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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Textiles firms seek loan restructuring


August 7th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) Tuesday urged the government to direct banks to restructure loans to textiles industry, which is reeling under Rs.155,809 crore ... Read more...

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Steps to boost Indian apparel exports on anvil


August 7th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 6 (IANS) India's textiles ministry is mulling a series of measures to boost export of readymade garments (apparel) despite growing competition from countries like Bangladesh, Vietnam, Kampuchea and ... Read more...

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Ghilot, Tapukara now in Rajasthan’s industrialisation drive


June 14th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Ghilot and Tapukara in Alwar district are Rajasthan's next focus areas for industrialisation, targeting an investment of more than Rs.15,000 crore and providing jobs to ... Read more...

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Government measures will help boost exports: Industry


June 5th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Exporters and the industry welcomed the measures the government announced Tuesday to boost foreign trade, saying these would help achieve the $500 billion export target ... Read more...

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Indian jewellery showcased at US show


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2 (IANS) Sixty five leading Indian jewellery exporters are showcasing works incorporating a seamless blend of the best international quality and workmanship with Indian design making ... Read more...

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Rs.35,000 crore loan restructuring for textiles industry


May 29th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The government Tuesday announced restructuring a debt of Rs.35,000 crore of textile firms on a case-to-case basis in a bid to revive the debt-stressed ... Read more...

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Policy to promote textiles in northeast suggested


May 21st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/Agartala, May 21 (IANS) An experts panel of the union ministry of textiles has called for a separate policy for promotion and development of textiles and garment manufacturing for ... Read more...

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India-Czech trade could touch $3 bn by 2015


April 5th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and the Czech Republic could reach $3 billion by 2015, Czech ambassador to India Miloslav Stasek said Thursday."Bilateral trade between the two ... Read more...

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Jewellers extend shutdown by two more days


March 19th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) The All India Gems and Jewellery Trade Federation Monday extended by two more days their strike to protest the government's budget proposal to hike basic customs ... Read more...

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Jewellers criticise hike in import duty on gold


March 16th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Indian jewellery makers Friday criticised Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's proposal to increase basic customs duty on standard gold bars, gold coins and platinum ... Read more...

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Indian to head Asia-Pacific advocates’ body


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Lalit Bhasin, a senior lawyer from India, will take over as the next president of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA), a professional organisation of business ... Read more...

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Tax benefits to SMEs urged


February 13th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) wants the government to extend tax benefits to small and medium IT firms on par with those given ... Read more...

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Tax benefits to SMEs urged


February 13th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) wants the government to extend tax benefits to small and medium IT firms on par with those given ... Read more...

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Over 200 Indian IT firms at Hyderabad expo


February 13th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 13 (IANS) More than 200 Indian IT firms will display their solutions and products at Indiasoft 2012, the flagship IT event of Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion ... Read more...

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India’s silk exporters scout new markets to beat Chinese competition


January 31st, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) Faced with the economic slowdown in the US and Europe, and stiff competition from cheaper Chinese products, Indian silk exporters are looking at new markets in ... Read more...

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Buenos Aires golf event showcases India’s culture


December 15th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Dec 15 (IANS) The fourth edition of the Copa de la India Golf Tournament concluded here, not just showcasing high-quality golf but Indian culture as well.It is organised ... Read more...

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A Festival of India set to charm Argentina


December 2nd, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Dec 2 (IANS) Argentine dancers performing Bharatanatyam and Odissi, recital of Rabindranath TagoreĀ“s poems by an Argentine scholar, Indian food, films and a yoga show that will ... Read more...

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Weak rupee will hurt software exports in long-term


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Although weakening of the rupee against the US dollar will bring short-term benefits, the long-term impact will be adverse and far outweigh any immediate gains, ... Read more...

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Over 60 Indian firms to showcase products at Australian trade fair


November 15th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 15 (IANS) Over 60 Indian companies and artisans will showcase their unique products at an international trade fair here -- Australian International Sourcing Fair -- from Nov 22-24.The ... Read more...

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‘India Show’ to be held in Toronto


October 11th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Over 150 Indian engineering companies are likely to participate in the 'India Show' to be held in Toronto Oct 17-20, officials said Tuesday.It will be ... Read more...

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Munda to participate in ‘India Show 2011′ in Toronto


October 10th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 10 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda will participate in the "India Show 2011" beginning Oct 17 in Canada's Toronto city, an official said Monday."Jharkhand will put a ... Read more...

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Indian exporters urged to diversify into new markets


September 21st, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian exporters should try to diversify into new markets as another economic crisis is looming large in the US and Europe, an official said Wednesday."Start looking ... Read more...

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Exquisite jewellery with Bollywood glam sums up IIJW (Review)


August 5th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) While jewellery was in focus at the second season of the five-day India International Jewellery Week (IIJW), the Bollywood quotient grabbed more eyeballs for the ... Read more...

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Alpana to showcase garden-themed jewellery at IIJW (With Images)


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Jewellery designer Alpana Gujral will showcase a collection titled The Enchanted Garden at the ongoing India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) and says it is inspired ... Read more...

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Bipasha to walk the ramp with mother


July 31st, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Model turned Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu will walk the ramp with her mother at the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) that started here Sunday."Walking the ... Read more...

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Sonam Kapoor is face of jewellery week


July 21st, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Sonam Kapoor is the face of the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) after designer Farah Khan Ali, who created waves at the inaugural edition ... Read more...

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Fashion jewellery exhibition from July 8


June 30th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, June 29 (IANS) The fourth edition of the Indian Fashion Jewellery and Accessories Show (IFJAS) beginning here from July 8 promises to create a global platform for fashion ... Read more...

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Sonam Kapoor becomes face of India International Jewellery Week


June 7th, 2011 - 3:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor has been named as the face of the second edition of the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) to be held July 31 ... Read more...

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Radhakrishnan is chairman of software body


June 1st, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) Descon Ltd managing director S. Radhakrishnan has become the chairman of the Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC).A statement Wednesday said he had been ... Read more...

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India Show in Canada to showcase engineering power


May 28th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 28 (IANS) India will display its engineering and technological prowess here in October as part of ongoing celebrations of the 'Year of India in Canada.'Over 150 engineering ... Read more...

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Nepal, Tibet sign MoU for trade fair


May 11th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 11 (IANS) The two-day trade talks between Tibet and its largest trade partner since 2001, Nepal, ended in Kathmandu Tuesday with both sides inking a memorandum of understanding ... Read more...

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India’s exports rise in March, trade deficit dips


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) India's exports jumped 43.9 percent to $29.1 billion in March while it was up 37.5 percent at $245.9 billion for 2010-11, beating the official target ... Read more...

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South Africa good market for Indian hand embroidery, kids wear: Designer


April 21st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) South Africa can be a good market for Indian garment manufacturers, says designer J.J. Schoeman who feels hand embroidery and designer children's wear can spell ... Read more...

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India’s export surges 37.5 percent to $246 bn in 2010-11


April 19th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India's exports surged 37.5 percent to $245.9 billion in 2010-11, substantially surpassing the official target of $200 billion, on the back of nearly 85 percent ... Read more...

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