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India’s exports slump 14.8 percent in July


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India's exports slumped 14.8 percent to $22.44 billion in July as compared to $26.34 billion recorded during the corresponding month in 2011 due to lower ... Read more...

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South Korea’s trade surplus reduces


July 16th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 16 (IANS) South Korea's trade surplus reduced to $10.7 billion in the first half of this year compared with a year earlier due to sluggish exports amid external ... Read more...

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No link between liquidity management, exchange rate: RBI


July 4th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's liquidity management activity is not related to exchange rate movements and neither is the rupee movement directly related to open market ... Read more...

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China’s exports up 15 percent


June 11th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) China's exports rose by over 15 percent in May, from the previous year, as shipments to the US increased significantly and trade with the European Union ... Read more...

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China foreign trade growth slows, surplus widens (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) China's foreign trade rose 2.7 percent year-on-year to $308 billion in April, with a surplus of $18 billion, authorities said Thursday.The growth rate represents a month-on-month ... Read more...

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China foreign trade growth slows


May 10th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) China's foreign trade rose 2.7 percent year on year to $308.08 billion in April, with a surplus of $18.42 billion, authorities said Thursday.The growth rate represents ... Read more...

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China confident in 10 percent trade growth (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) China is confident about achieving the full-year target of 10-percent growth in foreign trade, despite slowed growth in the first quarter due to cumulative factors, the ... Read more...

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China confident of growth in foreign trade


April 17th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) China is confident of achieving the full-year target of 10 percent growth in foreign trade, though the growth slowed in the first quarter due to cumulative ... Read more...

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China’s GDP growth to hit 8.5 percent this year: ADB (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) China's economic growth is set to moderate slightly over the next two years but will exceed 8 percent on the back of strong investment, rising private ... Read more...

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US trade deficit widens to $52.6 bn


March 10th, 2012 - 4:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) US trade deficit surged to $52.6 billion in January, with both exports and imports increase, the commerce department said Friday.In January, the world largest economy's ... Read more...

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Canada’s economy grows 2.5 percent in 2011


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, March 3 (IANS) Canada's economy grew 2.5 percent in 2011, down from 3.2 percent in the previous year, but it is much better than the economists' estimates a few ... Read more...

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Chinese firms eye India for business


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 22 (IANS) Sixty percent of trading firms in China plan to target emerging markets like India and Vietnam for business in the next five years, a survey has ... Read more...

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EU-India trade rises by 20 percent


February 9th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 9 (IANS) The 27-nation European Union's trade in goods with India has risen by 20 percent. It had reached a peak in 2010 after a decline recorded in ... Read more...

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Exports look grim, condition may worsen in six months


December 16th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) India's exports will continue to worsen over the coming months as factors affecting overseas shipments such as lacklustre international demand, rising cost of inputs and ... Read more...

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Rupee rebounds as new RBI norms check volatility


December 16th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) Helped by fresh guidelines unveiled by the Reserve Bank of India, the Indian rupee rose in Friday trade on fresh selling of dollars.The rupee rose ... Read more...

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New Zealand’s exports, imports both up in October


November 24th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Nov 24 (IANS) New Zealand's exports and imports were both up in October, taking the annual trade balance to a surplus of 627 million NZ dollars ($465 million), the ... Read more...

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China’s September trade surplus drops


October 13th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 13 (IANS) China's trade surplus in September fell 12.4 percent year-on-year to reach $14.51 billion dollars due to sluggish global demand and rising costs in domestic markets, authorities ... Read more...

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China becomes Russia’s biggest trading partner


October 9th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 9 (IANS) China has become Russia's biggest trading partner, with exports and imports between the two countries at $50.8 billion from January to August, a media report ... Read more...

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China’s exports rise to $173 bn in August


September 10th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 10 (IANS) China's exports surged by 24.5 percent year-on-year in August to reach $173.31 billion, officials said Saturday.Imports expanded by 30.2 percent to $155.56 billion, a record high ... Read more...

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India Dubai’s biggest trade partner in Jan-Feb


May 20th, 2011 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 20 (IANS/WAM) India was Dubai's main import, export and re-export trading partner for the first two months of 2011, while the emirate's non-petroleum direct international trade shot up ... Read more...

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Symposium on non-tariff trade barriers in Abu Dhabi


April 19th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 18 (IANS/WAM) A regional symposium on non-tariff trade barriers, hosted by the UAE's foreign trade ministry, in cooperation with the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Islamic Development ... Read more...

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Japan quake rocks Chinese economy


March 16th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.16 (ANI): Japan's massive earthquake and resultant tsunami have rocked the Chinese economy even though the total loss cannot be estimated yet.Analysts say trade between the two countries will definitely be ... Read more...

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US trade deficit grew 33 percent in 2010


February 12th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS/EFE) The US ran a trade deficit of $497.8 billion in 2010, an increase of 32.8 percent over the previous year, the Commerce Department said Friday.Imports surged by 19.7 ... 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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India’s ICT exports rise by 244 percent in 2009


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 3 (IANS) India's exports and imports of information and communications technology (ICT) experienced a rapid rise in 2009 as Asia accounted for two third of global ICT exports, according ... Read more...

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248 Chinese officials arrested over food safety flaws in 2010


January 31st, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 31 (ANI): A total of 248 people have reportedly been detained in China for involvement in food safety cases last year.Besides, a total of 191 officials were punished for failing ... Read more...

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Food inflation continues to reign high


January 27th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) India's annual food inflation inched up to 15.57 percent for the week ended Jan 15, because of a sharp rise in fuel prices and with vegetables and ... Read more...

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Prices remain high in Delhi


January 21st, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Prices of edible oil increased and those of essential food commodities remained high in the national capital despite a slew of anti-inflationary measures undertaken by the ... Read more...

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Onions, vegetables continue to keep food inflation high


January 20th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Even as India's annual food inflation based on wholesale prices fell to to 15.52 percent for the week ended Jan 8, high prices continued to pinch ... Read more...

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India’s annual inflation rises to 8.43 percent


January 14th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices rose to 8.43 percent in December, according to official data released Friday. The previous month the ... Read more...

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Food prices: Exports regulated, action against hoarders (Lead)


January 13th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Worried over the frequent "unacceptable" rise in food prices, the government Thursday unveiled a slew of anti-inflation steps, including regulating exports and imports, sale of onions ... Read more...

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Punjab traders resume vegetable export to Pakistan


January 8th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 8 (IANS) In a goodwill gesture, Punjab-based traders Saturday resumed the supply of tomatoes and other vegetables to Pakistan by land, an official said here.The traders had stopped nearly 70 ... Read more...

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Punjab traders hope Pakistan will lift onion ban (Lead)


January 7th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) Traders in Punjab hope the Pakistan government will allow resumption of export of onions to India via the land route at Attari-Wagah border after New Delhi's overtures to ... Read more...

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Onion prices may soar as Pakistan bans export via road, rail (Lead)


January 6th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 6 (IANS) Onion woes are likely to continue in India with Pakistan deciding to stop sending the commodity through both land and rail routes due to a shortage in that ... Read more...

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Onion prices may soar as Pakistan bans export via border


January 6th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar (Punjab), Jan 6 (IANS) Onion woes are likely to continue in India with Pakistan deciding to stop sending the commodity through the Attari-Wagah border check-post and also cutting down on the ... Read more...

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